Naonori Kimura explores the potential of Japanese businesses
Seino delivers happiness for workers and customers
What makes Seino Holdings Co. more competitive than many other companies owned and run by their founding families is its...
Sumitomo applies founders’ spirit to keep on changing
Sumitomo Corporation, one of Japan’s top five general trading houses, seeks to take advantage of a wide range of expertise...
AGC takes on new areas from long-term perspective
AGC Inc. practices what I call ambidextrous development, in which the company aims to achieve growth by deepening existing businesses...
Empathy the essential key to sustainability: Sega Sammy chief
This past May, the Sega Sammy group worked out a “sustainability vision” for 2030 and announced important issues and action...
Ricoh seeks to lead changes in society with ‘three loves’
The Ricoh group, whose operations cover about 200 countries and territories, is working to graduate from an office automation equipment...
For president of Lifull, the guiding principle is altruism
Lifull Co. operates Lifull Home’s, one of the largest real estate and housing information websites in Japan. It also operates...
Luxe cosmetics maker seeks coprosperity with stakeholders
Albion Co. was established with the ambition of becoming the world’s best premium cosmetics manufacturer in the mid-20th century, when...
Naonori Kimura's activities include numerous advisory services such as corporate strategies including breakthroughs, strategy shifts and re-growth initiatives. He has advised clients on business management streamlining, structural reforms, financial strategy, new business development, M&A strategies, and cost competitiveness. He is currently Chairman & President of IGPI (Shanghai) Ltd. and outside director of Molten Corporation and Relia, Inc.. He is also Advisory board member of The Japan Times ESG consortium.
Prior to IGPI, he launched a venture business, worked with NCR Japan and later at Towers Perrin and Arthur D. Little Japan.
He graduated from Keio University, School of Economics, and holds an MBA from the University of Leicester and an MS in Finance from the Lancaster University. He also completed AMP in Harvard Business School.
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