Hitoshi Saito

Senior Partner


Hitoshi Saito
Senior Partner
TEL: +81 (0)50-5806-9055
Email: info@leverage-apac.com


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 to focus on executive search, 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%

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Hitoshi Saito

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