Mr. Kazumi Matsui, New Mayor of Hiroshima, Assumes Office as President of Mayors for Peace

April 10, 2011

Following Hiroshima’s mayoral election on April 10, 2011, Mr. Kazumi Matsui, the new Mayor of Hiroshima, assumed office as the new President of Mayors for Peace.

Date of Birth January 8, 1953 松井一實 新市長
Hometown Hiroshima City
Education Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Kyoto University
Major Work Experience 1976 Joined Ministry of Labour
1989 First Secretary, Embassy of Japan in the United Kingdom
1993 Director, Women Worker’s Division, Women’s Bureau
1994 Director, Employment Measures for the Aged Division, Measures for the Aged and Disabled Department, Employment Security Bureau
2002 Director, General Coordination Division, Minister’s Secretariat
2006 Assistant Minister for International Affairs,Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
2008 Director-General, Secretariat of Central Labour Relations Commission
April 2011 Assumed office as Mayor of Hiroshima