Japan appoints first female central bank executive director | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
 Japan's government on Monday appointed Tokiko Shimizu as the central bank's new executive director, who will be the first female official to assume the post. Shimizu, a career central banker, will fill one of the BOJ's nine executive director posts that oversee the institutions' operations ranging from monetary policy, financial markets, economic analysis and the banking system.