Japanese woman, 90, named world’s oldest office manager
A 90-year-old Japanese woman who has worked for the same company since 1956 earned a Guinness World Record as the world’s oldest office manager.
Yasuko Tamaki, who will celebrate her 91st birthday May 15, still works five days a week at Sunco Industries for 7 1/2 hours a day.
“All I did was doing what I’m expected to do for 90 years, so I don’t know what to say! I am truly touched,” Takami told Guinness officials upon receiving her certificate.
Takami said achieving such a long tenure at the company came naturally.
“I think it’s just an accumulation. I always thought that I was born to be of help to someone. So I want to do things that make chairman, managers and other staff happy. That remains my lifelong goal,” she said.
The office manager said she has no plans to retire.
“Once a year ends, then there is another. So I hope to keep on going like that,” she said.