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April 1, 2015

Hiroshi Matsumoto takes helm at RIKEN

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President Hiroshi Matsumoto

On April 1, RIKEN acquired a new status—moving from an independent administrative institution to a national research and development institute—and welcomed a new president, former Kyoto University President Hiroshi Matsumoto, who was appointed to succeed Ryoji Noyori as leader of the institute.

For more information on the new president, please see "A Message from the President." In addition, there have been changes in the Board of Executive Directors, and the profiles of the current members can be found in the"Executive Directors" webpage.