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Chairman of Tepco, owner of Fukushima nuclear plant, to resign

Future of utility uncertain as Takashi Kawamura, 80, steps aside

Takashi Kawamura, the chairman of Tepco has held the post since 2017. However, he has expressed his intention to step down, partly due to age. (Nikkei Montage/Reuters) 

TOKYO -- The chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings will resign, Nikkei learned on Tuesday.

Takashi Kawamura, 80, has held the post since 2017. However, he has expressed his intention to step down partly due to age. Indications at this point are that a successor will not immediately be named.

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