2017 Autumn Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals

The Government of Japan announced on November 3rd, 2017the Autumn Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals for their outstanding contributions to their respective areas. The Consulate-General of Japan therefore wishes it to be known that the following recipients shall be conferred with decorations in recognition of their endeavors. The details of the recipients are as follows.
 
 
Mr. Jack O. Bovender, Jr.
・Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital Corporation of America
・Co-Chair Emeritus of the Advisory Council of the Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival
・Former Chairman of the Southeast U.S./Japan Association
 
Mr. Jack O. Bovender, Jr. has been awarded “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette” for his contribution to promoting friendly relations and mutual understanding between Japan and the United States.
 
 
Dr. Robert Brown
・Chair of Japan/America Society of Kentucky
 
Dr. Robert Brown has been awarded “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette” for his contribution to promoting friendly relations and mutual understanding between Japan and the United States.