Asako, an esteemed industry veteran with over 18 years of experience at HRnetOne, holds the distinguished position of Group Business Leader for our Tokyo office. With responsibility for leading a team of 30 consultants across six specializations, including Healthcare, Automotive, Chemical & Industrial, Retail, Consumer & HR, she is also a Principal Consultant for Healthcare Practice in Japan. Asako began her journey with HRnetOne Singapore in 2000, where she played an integral role in setting up operations in Tokyo. She has been pivotal in developing the core systems and processes that have made our Tokyo office a leader in smooth and integrated service delivery for both clients and candidates.

Over her 18 years with HRnetOne, Asako has brought deep senior-level consulting experience and broad industry perspectives to close hundreds of top-tier search assignments in various sectors, including pharmaceutical, medical devices & Life Science. As a result of her efforts, she has built a strong network of clients for the Tokyo office, many of whom have developed into long-term key accounts. Asako’s educational background is equally impressive, having graduated from Davidson College, NC USA with a BA in Economics, and is a member of the International Honor Society of Economics. Prior to joining HRnetOne, she was the Asia-Pacific Supervisor of Japanese Operations for the world’s largest medical assistance company.