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.

Consultant

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

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

Atsushi Mizumura joined in AIMS International Japan after the experiences in 9 years in international passenger marketing at Japanese airline company, 12 years in business management at automotive supplier, 3 years in industry-academia-government collaboration coordinator at private research institute, and 7 years in business development at IT-BPO operating company. He has strength in human resource […]

Senior Consultant

Mika Fujieda joined AIMS International Japan in 2013. She has more than 15 years of experience as Human Resource consultant, since 2001. She focused on executive searches in the Banking & Financial Services, and Asset management Industry. Successfully placed upper managements and senior professional positions, she has accumulated and strengthen the trusts of hiring managers […]

Senior Consultant

Founded in 2011, AIMS International Japan Limited (retained/global executive search div. carved out from Human Associates, Inc. founded in 1996) became part of AIMS International in Sep. 2011, the same year northern Japan got hit by the unprecedented earthquake. AIMS International Japan Limited has won an excellent reputation for handling complex assignments in talent acquisition […]