Speaking at the team's year-end meeting / gathering on Thursday, team owner / director Toru Shimada promised that the front office would continue to make improvements to the team.
Said Shimada, "Finishing in last place is past history. We need to approach the new season with a fresh perspective. We'd like to create a good environment for competition. The front office's job is to continue strengthening the team."
Incidentally, Hisashi Iwakuma also took part in the meeting / gathering.