ABOUT Junko Okawa

Junko Okawa
(August 31, 1954)
Representative Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer

Brief Personal History

December 1977 Joined Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
April 2001 Cabin Supervisor , The 1st Cabin Attendants Department
December 2001 Director, The 1st Cabin Attendants Department
April 2003 Director, In-flight Sales Management Group
April 2006 Vice President, Cabin Services Department
February 2010 Executive Officer , Japan Airlines Corporation
Executive Officer, Japan Airlines International Co., Ltd.
(Japan Airlines Corporation have absorption by Japan Airlines International Co., Ltd. On 01 Dec. 2010)
General Manager, Cabin Attendants Division
April 2011 Executive Officer , Japan Airlines Co.,Ltd.
(Japan Airlines International Co., Ltd. changed the company's name to Japan Airlines Co.,Ltd. on April 1)
General Manager, Cabin Attendants Division
February 2012 Managing Executive Officer, Japan Airlines Co.,Ltd.
General Manager, Cabin Attendants Division
April 2013 Senior Managing Executive Officer, Japan Airlines Co.,Ltd.
General Manager, Cabin Attendants Division
June 2013 Director , Senior Managing Executive Officer, Japan Airlines Co.,Ltd.
General Manager, Cabin Attendants Division
November 2014 Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Japan Airlines Co.,Ltd
General Manager, Corporate Brand Promotion Department
April 2016 Representative Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Japan Airlines Co.,Ltd.
General Manager, Communication Division (Current Position)

Main concurrent position(s)

  • none

Reasons for the nomination as Director

After joining the Company, Ms. Okawa acquired on-the-job experience and insight related to safe operations and services as a flight attendant. After 2010, as General Manager, Cabin Attendants Division, she accomplished various tasks and goals of the division, exercising great leadership and using her high performance ability, from a strong managerial perspective. Now, serving as Representative Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer and General Manager, Communication Division, she considerably contributes to enhancing the JAL brand and promoting efforts towards Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. For all of these reasons, she is believed to be the right person for the Company to achieve the continued enhancement of corporate value, so the Company hereby proposes that you elect her as Director.