Mr Uemura is Chairman of the Nihon Keizai Shimbun (ę„ę¬ēµęøę°č, lit. Japan Economic Times) Pension Fund. Nihon Keizai Shimbun is usually abbreviated to Nikkei (ę„ēµ).
Mr Uemura joined Nihon Keizai Shimbun as a financial correspondent 1970, and was staff correspondent at Nihon Keizai Shimbun's New York office from 1985 till 1988. He moved on as a Deputy Editor at the Nihon Keizai Shimbun London office from 1988-1990 and from April 2009, he was appointed Chairman of Nihon Keizai Shimbun Pension Fund.
One of the largest media corporations in Japan. Nikkei specializes in publishing financial, business and industry news. Its main news publications include:
* Nihon Keizai Shimbun, a leading economic newspaper.
* Nikkei Veritas, a weekly financial newspaper that replaced Nikkei Kinyu Shimbun (Nikkei Financial Daily) in March 2008.
* Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun (Nikkei Business Daily, industry newspaper)
* Nikkei Ryutsu Shimbun (Nikkei MJ, Nikkei Marketing Journal, commerce newspaper)
* Nikkei Weekly, an English newspaper
Nikkei sells these newspapers around the world, in their original languages and in translation. It also makes many of its Japanese articles available in English through wire services, an English language website, and a licensing agreement with LexisNexis.
Nikkei also owns TV Tokyo and Nikkei CNBC, which provides coverage of the Japanese market during trading hours and rebroadcasts CNBC during off-hours and weekends.
The company was founded in 1876 when it started publication of the Nihon Keizai Shimbun. The Nihon Keizai Shimbun is Nikkei's flagship publication and the world's largest financial newspaper, with a daily circulation exceeding 3 million.
(General Nikkei info on Wikipedia)