Passing of Yoshitoshi Kitajima, Chairman of DNP

It is with great sadness that DNP announces the passing of Yoshitoshi Kitajima. 

He passed away on February 13, 2024, due to natural causes. DNP would like to express deepest appreciation to everyone who extended support to him during his lifetime.

A private wake and funeral have been held among close family members. A farewell gathering is planned to be held at a later date.

Please note his family respectfully requests mourners refrain from making offers of flower, condolence money, or condolatory visits.


Yoshitoshi Kitajima

Date of birth

August 25, 1933(age 90)

Place of birth

Tokyo, Japan

Date of passing

February 13, 2024

Cause of death

Natural causes


Mar. 1958

Graduated from Keio University with a degree in economics

May 1963

Joined the Company

Jul. 1967

Director of the Company

Jul. 1970

Managing Director of the Company

Jan. 1972

Senior Managing Director of the Company

Aug. 1975

Director, Vice President of the Company

Dec. 1979

President of the Company

Jun. 2018

Chairman of the Company

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