Shigehiro Otani

Senior Partner

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Shigehiro Otani
Senior Partner
TEL: +81 (0)3-4550-6534
Email: info@leverage-apac.com

Introduction

Sean joined Leverage in 2018 after gaining more than 30 years of international business experience (mainly sales and marketing field). He has served as sales director, country manager and CEO of subsidiaries in Japan, such as Lafarge Group (now Lafarge Holcim), Sika Group, and Fletcher Building Group.

He started his career at TDK Corporation , which is a Japanese multinational electronics company. After graduating from university, he worked in Dusseldorf, Luxembourg and New York as an expat for about 14 years.

Through his career, he was successful in running mid-term planning, budgeting and new business formation. He also conducted a wide range of changes and reinforcement of the organization (old business restructuring, structural reform), new business planning promotion, M & A, subsidiary operation management, and management labor countermeasures.

He has a BA in Economics from Chuo University. Sean is bilingual and bicultural.

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Our Team's Skills

P&L Management of International Business / 47%
Bilingual / 100%
More Than 15 Years Industry-Side Experience / 83%
Management Assessment Experience / 83%
Restructuring Experience / 71%

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Hitoshi Saito
Senior Partner
TEL: +81 (0)3-4550-6534
Email: info@leverage-apac.com

Introduction

Dr. Saito has over 30 years experience in the laboratory equipment, analytical instrument, bio-medical instrument, and clinical diagnostics instrument industries.

He joined Leverage LLP in July 2012, after successfully completing a 6-year tenure as the Japanese President of Thermo Fisher Japan K.K., where he managed 600 employees generating approximately $450M in annual revenue.

Prior to Thermo Fisher, Dr. Saito was Director, Board Member, and Senior Vice President at Beckman Coulter K.K., where he managed a 90 employee division that generated approximately 9BJPY in annual revenue. Earlier in his career, he worked at Tosoh Corporation and Mitsubishi Chemical Medience Corporation in Japan and the U.S., in both commercial and R&D roles.

He has a Ph.D. in Advanced Molecular Chemistry from the Graduate School of Bio Engineering at Nihon University and a B.S. in Chemistry from the Tokyo University of Science. He is fully fluent in English and Japanese.

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Our Team's Skills

P&L Management of International Business / 47%
Bilingual / 100%
More Than 15 Years Industry-Side Experience / 83%
Management Assessment Experience / 83%
Restructuring Experience / 71%

Video Presentation

Shigehiro Otani

Shigehiro Otani