Suntory to name Lawson chairman as next president - source

TOKYO, June 24 Mon Jun 23, 2014 7:26pm EDT

TOKYO, June 24 (Reuters) - Suntory Holdings Ltd will appoint Takeshi Niinami, the chairman of convenience store operator Lawson Inc, as its new president, effective Oct. 1, a source familiar with the matter said.

It will be the first time that the Japanese beverage maker has chosen a president from outside the founding family. (Reporting by Ritsuko Shimizu; Editing by Paul Tait)


After wave of QE, onus shifts to leaders to boost economy

DAVOS, Switzerland - Central banks have done their best to rescue the world economy by printing money and politicians must now act fast to enact structural reforms and pro-investment policies to boost growth, central bankers said on Saturday.