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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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