Kikkoman to Hold News Conference to Announce Major Gift
WALWORTH, Wis. -- June 7, 2013
Kikkoman Foods Inc., subsidiary of Kikkoman Corp., the world’s largest
producer of naturally brewed soy sauce, today announced that it will host a
news conference to announce a major gift of statewide and national
Details of Kikkoman news conference on June 7
Where: The Abbey Resort
269 Fontana Blvd., Fontana, Wis.
608-770-7850 (Onsite media contact on the day of the event)
When: Friday, June 7, 2 p.m.
Kikkoman’s honorary CEO and chairman of the board of directors,
What: Yuzaburo Mogi, will announce a gift by the company of statewide and
After the announcement, all the participants in the
Wisconsin-U.S.-Japan economic development conference, which begins
at 3 p.m. and is open to the news media, will be available to
answer questions on topics related to the conference.
Both the awarding of the gift and the economic development
conference are taking place as part of Kikkoman’s celebration of
the 40th anniversary of its Walworth, Wis., soy sauce plant, now
the largest naturally brewed soy sauce factory in the world.
Mr. Mogi, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chancellor Michael
Who: Lovell and Reed Hall, secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic
The following speakers also will be available to answer questions
on topics related to the economic development conference:
• Toshihiko Fukui, former governor of the Bank of Japan
• Mr. Ryoki Sugita, chairman, Japan Center for Economic Research
and retired chairman and chief executive, Nikkei Inc., one of the
world’s largest financial media companies
• Dr. Randall Kroszner, professor of economics at the University of
Chicago School of Business, former governor, Federal Reserve
System, and former member, President’s Council of Economic Advisors
• Mr. Minoru Makihara, former chairman, Mitsubishi Corp., one of
Japan’s largest companies
• Mr. John Schilfske, chairman and chief executive, Northwestern
Mutual Life Insurance Co.
The Luminis Group Ltd. for Kikkoman Foods Inc.
Rod Hise, 608-770-7850
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