Takashi Asanuma named head of Japan's digital transformation agency
Touted inaugural chief Ishikura steps down after less than a year
Takashi Asanuma on April 26 speaks to reporters in Tokyo after being appointed chief officer of Japan's Digital Agency.
TOKYO -- Takashi Asanuma has been named chief officer of the Japanese government's Digital Agency, replacing Yoko Ishikura, the agency announced on Tuesday.
Ishikura, a professor emeritus at Hitotsubashi University and the agency's highly touted inaugural chief, stepped down after less than a year.
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