Kazuo Inamori, one of Japan's most prominent business figures, yesterday accepted Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama's offer to become CEO of Japan Airlines and guide the troubled carrier through its pending bankruptcy reorganization. JAL's current head, President Haruka Nishimatsu, is expected to step down as soon as next week, when the airline reportedly plans to file for bankruptcy under Japan's Corporate Rehabilitation Law. Nishimatsu has expressed misgivings about a court-monitored ...

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