Tatsuyoshi Tsutsumi is planning to take responsibility for the Yomiuri Giants’ season by stepping down as the team’s general manager. A successor has not yet been selected, though there may be a number of candidates that could replace him, including Special Assistant Yoshitaka Katori.
Tsutsumi took over as general manager in May 2015. Among some of the moves he made:
[UPDATE 6/13 @ 8:30pm]
The Giants announced today, after a shareholder’s meeting and a board of directors meeting, that Representative Director and President Hiroshi Kubo was named representative director and chairman. Yomiuri Shimbun Tokyo Bureau Director Kazuo Ishi was named the new Representative Director and President. They also announced that they accepted Tsutsumi’s resignation as director general manager and director of baseball operations. Special Assistant to the General Manager Katori was named the new general manager and director of baseball operations.
Source: Yomiuri 6/13/2017