IIJ-Tech Announces Corporate Officer Appointment.TOKYO -- Internet Initiative Japan Inc. ("IIJ IIJ Internet Initiative Japan
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U.S. market for over-the-counter securities. Established in 1971 by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), NASDAQ is an automated quotation system that reports on : IIJI IIJI Internet Initiative Japan, Inc. ), one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers, today announced that the following corporate officers of IIJ Technology Inc. ("IIJ-Tech"), IIJ's 69.0% owned subsidiary, were appointed at an extraordinary general meeting of the shareholders of IIJ-Tech held today.
1. Retiring as of September 30, 2005 President, Chief Operating Officer Mr. Ryosuke Ariga and Representative Director 2. Promoted as of October 1, 2005 President, Chief Operating Officer Mr. Takeshi Kikuchi and Representative Director (Currently Executive Vice President) 3. Newly appointed as of October 1, 2005 Director Mr. Shunichi Kozasa (Currently Managing Director of IIJ Media Communications Inc.) Director Mr. Hiroaki Tsuno (General Manager of Corporate Planning Division of IIJ and Statutory Auditor of IIJ Financial Systems Inc.) Director (1) Mr. Senji Yamamoto (Director, Corporate Executive Officer and Chairman of Sony Communication Network Corporation) (1) Part-time Director, and outside Director as provided by the Commercial Code of Japan.
Founded in 1992, Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ, NASDAQ: IIJI) is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. The company has built one of the largest Internet backbone (communications, networking) Internet backbone - High-speed networks that carry Internet traffic.
These communications networks are provided by companies such as AT&T, GTE, IBM, MCI, Netcom, Sprint, UUNET and consist of high-speed links in the T1, T3, OC1 and OC3 ranges. networks in Japan, and between Japan and the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. . IIJ and its group of companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers. The company's services include high-quality systems integration and security services Security services are state institutions for the provision of intelligence, primarily of a strategic nature, but also including protective security intelligence. Examples include the Security Service (MI5) and the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) in the United Kingdom, and the , Internet access See how to access the Internet. , hosting/housing, and content design.
IIJ Technology Inc. (IIJ-Tech) was established in November 1996 by IIJ, Sumitomo Corp., Itochu Corp., Sumitomo Electric Industries Sumitomo Electric Industries (住友電気工業 , Hitachi Software Engineering, Sun Microsystems, Toyota, Hewlett Packard Japan and others. IIJ-Tech provides comprehensive Internet systems integration and consulting services for corporate networks and e-commerce systems.
The statements within this release contain forward-looking statements about our future plans that involve risk and uncertainty. These statements may differ materially from actual future events or results. Readers are referred to the documents furnished by Internet Initiative Japan Inc. with the SEC, specifically the most recent reports on Forms 20-F and 6-K, which identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements.