Foxfilm holdings announced Wednesday that its chairman and CEO, gusen Chonglong, will retire in June.
Gusen, 81, joined Fuji in 1963 and was appointed CEO in 2003. During his tenure, he led Fuji film to complete the transition from film business to healthcare business, which made Fuji film survive in the digital age and avoided the bankruptcy fate of Kodak, the American competitor. He will be the chief consultant of Fuji film after retirement.
Novel coronavirus pneumonia was becoming more apparent in Fuji’s COVID-19 health care industry during the Fuji period. The company’s antiviral drug is being used to treat new crown pneumonia.