Firm Exec Recounts Her Experience in Japan After the Quake

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By Tonya Garcia Comment

Kesennuma in northeastern Japan is still under water. Photo: Yomiuri Shimbun / Kaname Yoneyama

Bridge Global Strategies president and CEO Lucy Siegel traveled to Asia just before the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan last week. In a post on her firm’s blog, she recounts her experience in Tokyo in the aftermath of the quake. Moreover, she discusses the communications problems that have arisen.

“It started with TEPCO [Tokyo Electric Power Company] understating the problems with the reactors to the Japanese government, which then repeated what TEPCO said and (unknowingly, I believe) understated the dangers to the Japanese public,” she writes.

Click here to read her post. Interesting stuff.

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