NHK VP Imai is president of ABU

NHK VP Imai is president of ABU

MUMBAI: NHK VP Yoshinori Imai has been elected as the new president of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) for three years.

The ABU president post has been vacant since the then president Genichi Hashimoto resigned in January.


Imai said, "Our job, broadcasting is to face many challenges; a smooth digital migration, accommodating the Internet and broadband technologies. I would look forward to facing these challenges, continuing to working with you, enjoying the great deal of diversity in cultures, values and customs in our region."






Imai started his TV career at NHK 40 years ago and he was a senior correspondent in Washington DC, New York and London. Recently, he has been active as a member of the World Electronic Media Forum and the Internet Governance Forum.

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