Kim Hye-Jong

Kim Hye-Jong is the Managing Partner of AIMS International Korea and the president of the Korea Head Hunting Association. He is the one of the interviewers for the Civil Service Examination of the Central Personnel Commission and also currently a vice president of the Korean Association for Employment and Career Studies. Mr.Kim founded Promatch Korea […]

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David  Lee

Prior to working in this industry, David has been working for more than 20 years as a sales and marketing expert at a very well-known global companies such as Swatch Group Korea as a Swatch Brand General Manager, LVMH Perfume & Cosmetics as a Christian Dior Cosmetic Director, Baskin Robbins Australia as a Sales & […]

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K S Ryu (Kyoung Su Ryu)

K S Ryu is an expert in the consumer goods industry and industrial fields with acquisitions experience. For many years, he has worked as a human resources specialist with proven ability to secure professionals including experienced engineers and key executives. Prior to joining AIMS International Korea, he has successfully managed multiple divisions as a professional […]

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Ara Jo

My clients include from exciting and successful start-ups to top tier international companies. The area that I am specialised in is Sales, Marketing, PM, RA/QA, back office (HR/GA, IT, Finance, Legal, etc.) positions for all levels from Junior to Top management. I utilise the combination of my language abilities, my experience in international environments and […]



Leo has more than 13 years of professional working experience as a career consultant in South Korea since 2006. His main industries are Professional Services, FMCG/Consumer, Engineering, R&D etc. BA, INHA University in South Korea Completed IEALTS Course at Milton School in Sydney, Australia Former Director at HR Manpower Group, Seoul, Korea Former Director at […]

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Sam Kim

Sam Kim has a professional working experience for more than 20 years in diverse places. He has the expertise to help you run your business in the field of finance, franchise, international commerce and trade and more. BA in English Language & Literature, Busan National University, Busan, Korea Former Assistant Branch Manager, Bank of America […]


Katsunori Ito

Prior to joining AIMS International, he was at Nomura Securities covering start-up companies to listed global companies for 24 years. Education: Graduated from Meiji University, studied Law.


Sukwon Choi

As a country representative, Sukwon is leading and expanding domestic and cross border talent management solutions to clients and partners. Sukwon brings over 20 years of professional working experience in Financial Services and Sales & Marketing area at leading global companies. His service ranges from talent recruitment and management to business advisory. Sukwon is specialised […]

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Shruti Malhotra

Shruti Malhotra holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and an MBA in HR. She has more than 11 years of experience in Executive Search &  Leadership Consulting . She is certified in Thomas Profiling Assessment. Shruti has been working in HR consulting & Executive Search since the beginning of her professional career in 2008, […]

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Akihiko Watanabe

Akihiko Watanabe is a founding member and chairman of AIMS International Japan, since founded in 2011. He joined Human Associates, the parent company of AIMS Japan, in 2007. Over 30 years in financial service industry, coupled with well known consumer company, 7-11 Japan, and the top e-commerce co., Rakuten, he has experienced broad range of […]

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Shinichi Nakamoto

Shinichi Nakamoto joined AIMS and started his career as Executive Search consultant in 2016. Prior to AIMS, he had worked at Nomura Securities for 34 years, mainly in Investment Banking Area, engaged in various transactions of M&A and fund raising for Japanese listed companies. After he joined AIMS International Japan, he has been working with […]

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