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 […]

Managing Partner
Country Representative

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, […]

Associate Partner
Team Member - Consumer, Industrial

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 […]

Managing Partner

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 […]

Senior Consultant
Team Member - Consumer

Masahiko Kuwabara has been engaged in the recruiting business since 1996. Prior to his executive search career, he spent 9years with one of the largest global HR service companies, Recruit and Adecco. He developed his position as Executive Search consultant starting over 10 years ago. Starting from 2006, he focused on executive search and his […]

Senior Partner

Miya is a Senior Consultant of AIMS International Korea’s Automotive and Industrial practice. She provides a full range of search services from junior, mid-level professionals to senior executives across automotive industries as well as the related enterprises such as Hyundai Elevator and Sedgwick, a British Multinational Insurance company. Prior to joining AIMS International Korea, she […]

Senior Consultant

Takehiko Ono is based in Thailand. He has 12 years’ experience in the HR/Recruiting industry, which include eight years’ executive search business. Before joining AIMS International, he had experienced other managerial positions of executive search firms, recruiting companies and HR consulting in Thailand and Japan. As a Managing Director of a recruiting company, he staffed […]

Managing Director
Team Member - Automotive, Media & Technology

Ally Lee has more than 14 years of professional working experience with Sales, Marketing and Business Development field at leading multinational companies including Danfoss Korea. MBA, Helsinki School of Economics (Finland) BA, Kyung Hee University / Majored in Music Composition Former Senior Consultant / Nterway Partners Former Regional Strategic Marketing Manager / Danfoss (Asia Pacific)

Senior Consultant

BA, Business Administration, KookMin University, Seoul, Korea Former SW Engineer, PentaSoft Inc. Extensive experience in HR recruiting and consulting for over 10 years Special expertise in IT & Mobile Semiconductor industries


Koji Harayama was educated in the US, owns BS in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Prior to joining AIMS International Japan, He was a consultant to manage the matching services between the doctors and the hospitals for supporting the local medicine at Human Associates, Inc since 2013. He continuously challenges […]

Senior Consultant

Takeru Ohmatsu, Managing Director at AIMS International Japan since 2012. Carried out many successful placements in executive searches at a wide variety of clients from listed companies for their CXO positions to mid-sized companies for finding successor and future executives. His experience at securities firm where he dealt with various corporations of sizes in various […]

Managing Director