WCO Secretary General re-elected!
OCEAN congratulates Kunio Mikuriya on his re-election
OCEAN congratulated Secretary General, Kunio Mikuriya, for a further five-year term re-election. Dr. Mikurya was guest of honour at OCEAN’s 40th anniversary celebration in 2016.
In response to his re-election, Dr. Mikuriya said, “I am deeply honoured by the confidence that the Council has in my leadership of the Organization, and am fully committed to continue raising the profile of Customs and the important work it does across the globe.”
Prior to joining the WCO, Dr. Mikuriya worked for Japan's Ministry of Finance for 25 years, occupying a variety of senior posts, which gave him broad experience in issues concerning Customs, trade development, budgetary matters and financial policies, including expertise in WTO international trade negotiations. Kunio Mikuriya has a Bachelor of Arts degree in law from the University of Tokyo (Japan) and a PhD in international relations from the University of Kent (United Kingdom).