About Our Firm

Executive Search Firm in Japan & Asia

Recently cited in the Wall Street Journal’s FINS section, Leverage is an industry leading Japanese professional service organization that provides a full range of executive search, management assessment, human capital consulting, and executive coaching services to foreign and domestic capitalized firms, joint-ventures, and mergers & acquisitions operating in Japan and Asia. Our combined resources and integrated services provide significant value to multinational companies facing complex issues in Japan, Asia and globally.

  • Business Name::
    Leverage LLP
    Main Offices (Japan)::
    Meguro Office
    MG Meguro Ekimae Building
    2-15-19 Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku
    Tokyo, Japan 141-0021

    Nagatacho Office
    Aios Nagatacho Building
    Nagatacho 2-17-17, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo, Japan 100-0014
    Main Telephone Number::
    +81 (0)3-4550-6534
    Registration Number::
    MUFJ Nihonbashi
    Main Website::
    Address: 2-15-19 Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku
    Business Leader: William S. Johns III
    Services: Executive Search, Recruitment, Board-Level Services
    MHLW Recruitment License: 13-ユ-306367

    Leverage Business Advisory Services
    Address: 2-15-19 Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku
    Business Leader: Yuko Asaoka
    Services: Outplacement, Business Development, Human Resources Consulting, Business Support, Operational Restructuring, Training, Coaching, and Education
    We have less than 20 fee-earners working throughout Asia.
    China Office::
    Level 17, Hyundai Motor Tower, 38 Xiaoyun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 100027
    For a map to our Beijing Office, please email your consultant or info@leverage-apac.com
    South Korea Office::
    4F, 27-8, Gukjegeumyung-ro 8-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Korea
    For a map to our Seoul Office, please email your consultant or info@leverage-apac.com
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Global Network
Leverage is the Japanese Partner of the BPI Group, which is a leading global management and HR consulting firm dedicated to preparing, implementing and driving change both at a corporate and individual level, thus achieving business success through people. BPI Group employs nearly 2000 consultants worldwide and had approximately 160 million euros in revenues for 2010. With 40 offices worldwide, the BPI Group is uniquely able to work across borders and across continents, yet always delivering services with a local touch.

Integrity and Experience
Leverage prides itself on the long lasting relationships we’ve established with our clients. What sets us apart from other firms in Asia, is the fact that we go beyond just merely introducing qualified candidates. Our experienced consultants can provide strategic advice, offer hands-on support to our clients, and deliver valuable assessments. Our consultants all have significant experience in world-class operating companies and put our client’s interest before our personal profits. Rest assured, Leverage is a professional service organization in Japan and Asia that is here to serve in your best interest.

Internal Controls
Leverage is a privately-held Japanese executive search firm that also provides consulting and outsourcing services in Japan and Asia. We abide by and adhere to all privacy laws in Japan and Asia. Our Privacy Policy was developed in accordance with the Japanese Data Protection Act and other relevant laws regulating the recruitment and executive search industry in Japan and Asia.

If you have any questions regarding our policy or you’d like us to remove your personal data from our records, please e-mail us at info@leverage-apac.com

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Our Typical Clients

  • Foreign Businesses entering Japan or Asia for the first time
  • Foreign Businesses with existing operations in Japan or Asia
  • Domestic Japanese Businesses
  • Japanese Businesses expanding in Asia
  • Japanese Business Units of Foreign Companies located outside of Japan
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital Portfolio Companies
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds and their Portfolio Companies

2016 Client Turnover

Over $1b Annually / 23%
$500MM - $1b / 21%
$100MM - $500MM / 32%
Less than $100MM / 24%

About Our Firm

About Our Firm