Obituary: Hideki Takahashi, Director, Senior Executive Managing Officer and COO

2.13.2014

The Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) announces that Hideki Takahashi, Director, Senior Executive Managing Officer and COO of the Exchange died last night at the age of 58.

Mr. Takahashi joined the Exchange in June, 2012 after leading the Japan Commodity Clearing House (JCCH) as CEO for three years. Prior to his career in the commodity derivatives industry, he served in a various positions in the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry from 1979 to 2009.

The Board of Directors of TOCOM, as well as the Board of Executive Officers, express their deepest sympathy to the Takahashi family for their loss.

A wake for Mr. Takahashi is to be held on February 16 from 18:00 JST, to be followed by a funeral on February 17 from 10:30 JST at Ekoda Saijo, Nerima-ku, Tokyo.

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