New Japan Pro Wrestling announced today that current President & CEO Harold Meij will be departing the company, with Takami Ohbari announced as his replacement, effective October 23rd.

The announcement confirming Ohbari as Meij’s replacement reads, “At a meeting of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s parent company BUSHIROAD’s Board of Directors today September 29, 2020, a change was announced in NJPW’s directorship. This change will take effect at the beginning of NJPW’s 50th year of trading on October 23rd.”