Mr. Kawamura joined the NYK Line in 1989. Throughout his career, he has mainly been involved in sales and marketing of specialized cargo. His postings abroad include Singapore, London, and Stockholm. In 2015, he took on a new challenge, becoming involved in NYK's cruise business (then Crystal Cruises). Following the sale of Crystal Cruises, he was seconded to NYK Cruises, where he currently serves as a corporate officer.