Last week, the Executive Committee of the Kansai Consular Corps released a statement announcing the appointment of our new Dean. The announcement can be downloaded here: KCC Announcement – New Dean 9-17
For your convenience, the text also follows below:
“The Executive Committee of the Kansai Consular Corps (“KCC”) has the great pleasure to announce that after the departure of Mr. Roderick Wols, former Dean of the Kansai Consular Corps and Consul-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Osaka-Kobe, the new Dean was selected and shall herewith be officially announced.
His name, position and background are as follows:
Mr. Rafael Aparicio Cedeno, Consul-General of the Republic of Panama in Kobe
His background: Consul-General Aparicio, age 33, has served in his current post
since 2014. His area of jurisdiction includes Kansai, Chugoku, Shikoku and Kyushu.
He is an Industrial Engineer who specialized in International Trade and Logistics
and also has a background in maritime-port affairs.
Additionally, we kindly ask you to take notice that the Executive Committee of the Kansai Consular Corps is complete again and consisting of the following members:
Dean: Mr. Rafael Aparicio Cedeno, Consul-General of the Republic of Panama in Kobe
Vice-Dean: Mr. Dieter Sommerhalder, Honorary Consul-General of Switzerland in Osaka
Ms. Aya Tsuda, acting on behalf of Vice-Dean Ushio Tsuda, Honorary Consul of Canada
Executive Secretariat: Ms. Angela Troianos
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you very much for your support in the past and we look forward to a good cooperation also in years ahead.
THE KANSAI CONSULAR CORPS