We aim to increase the network of Leaders & Readers through interviews with key people at top international companies and with ambassadors to Japan.
We seek to promote mutual understanding, exchanges and commercial connections between Japan and the rest of the world by appreciating the outlooks of people outside such careers.

ESG-centered values drive management, strategies

Dave Muenz

Dave Muenz aims at promoting globalization and sustainable lifestyles

    Partnership echoes ‘build global, live local’ mantra

    Tom White

    Tom White of Uber on growing the company across markets and borders

      Diplomatic career offers a variety of opportunities

      Jorge Toledo Albinana

      Jorge Toledo’s growing reputation in diplomacy leads him back to Japan

        Tourism-heavy period encourages flexible hiring

        Jeremy Sampson

        Jeremy Sampson of Robert Walters on challenges and changes in recruiting

          Passion nurtures growth and innovative floristry

          Nicolai Bergmann

          Nicolai Bergmann cultivates ‘East meets West’ style in flower arrangements

            Ambassador sets course to spread cultural knowledge

            Morteza Rahmani Movahed

            Increased tourism a major objective for Iran’s Morteza Rahmani Movahed

              Pioneering flexibility and empowerment in retail

              Veronica Prat van Thiel

              Veronica Prat van Thiel homes in on improving client and staff experience

                Emphasis on adaptability for successful global career

                Raphael Cheminat

                Raphael Cheminat focuses on the value of adjusting to ‘local sensibilities’

                  Multifaceted determination in ongoing push for progress

                  Ian Burney

                  Japan assignment brings life full circle for Canadian Ambassador Ian Burney

                    Beyond beauty: Setting the trend for working mothers

                    Jerome Bruhat

                      Exceptional skills, passion needed to sell luxury goods

                      Emmanuel Prat

                      Association aims to foster culture of professionalism among salespeople

                        Gender equality critical for Japanese economic success

                        Helene von Reis

                        Japan head of home retailer lauded for efforts to better work environment

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