Kamiharako to join Harmony

By 20th August 2008 August 27th, 2013 Uncategorized

JIRO Kamiharako, former manager of the Higashiyama Prince Hotel, has been appointed general manager of Nihon Harmony Resorts.

A representative of Japan in the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics, Kamiharako was born in Sapporo and has lived in Niseko for the past nine years.

NHR is a shareholder in and manager of the Niseko United’s Hanazono Resort, which sits alongside Grand Hirafu.

NHR president Colin Hackworth said Kamiharako was a welcome addition to the company.

"He is a respected elite sportsman and has a deep understanding of the mountains and why we are all here," he said.

 "Jiro-san also has a terrific local following, which I think is important.  If Harmony is to survive and prosper over the long term, it must grow as a Japanese business fully integrated with the local and wider Japanese business communities.  I believe he can continue that process for us and further position Harmony for growth in the future."

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