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Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka Appoints New Non-Executive Directors

Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka announced on June 5 that Fukuoka natives Takafumi Horie and Takeshi Aso have been appointed as non-executive director​s of the team. Both business persons have experience in the world of sports and it is expected that the move will help provide extra support to the franchise. Mr. Horie has served as a J. League adviser while Mr. Aso has previously spent time working for sports manufacturers. Rizing were recently crowned B2 league champions, gaining promotion in the process. The team’s president announced that he hopes the new structure will help Rizing become one of the strongest basketball clubs in Japan. Source: Nikkan Sports, 6/5/2018

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Published: Jun 11, 2018 / Last Updated: Jun 11, 2018