Kay Group Asia
Boyd and Moore’s Executive Coaching & Leadership Development Partner
Boyd and Moore Executive Search has partnered with Kay Group Asia, a leadership development and organizational consulting company based in Tokyo. The engaging coaches, leadership consultants and facilitators bring relevant industry, leadership and international experience to their services, addressing workplace performance solutions with a variety of effective methods.
By utilizing years of industry and business consulting experience, the Kay Group | BMES partnership aims to provide long-term and comprehensive solutions to leadership and team development for high performance.
Meet the Team
Axel is the driving force and representative director of Kay Group K.K. His primary passions are his clients—who he partners with for leadership, executive, and performance coaching—and the development of high-performing teams.
A German citizen, born and raised in Japan, Axel has a truly global outlook, having worked in eight countries. He brings more than 25 years of international leadership experience to Kay Group, with positions ranging from sales to regional executive, in Boehringer Ingelheim, Bayer, Eli Lilly, and AstraZeneca in Europe, North America, and East and Southeast Asia.
Axel holds advanced degrees from Harvard University, Stanford University, and the University of Tübingen, Germany, and follows his second passion—teaching—as an adjunct lecturer at Globis Management University in Japan. His clients highly value and appreciate his native-level language skills in English, French, German, and Japanese.
Karin is a partner and COO at Kay Group, with two decades of international management consulting experience at Deloitte in Europe, North America, and East and Southeast Asia.
The leadership challenges that women face, especially in Japan, fueled her desire to make a difference by returning to Tokyo to focus on supporting women in leadership and the next generation of leaders. She uses her extensive consultancy background in life sciences and related industries to help new executives make career decisions and find their voice.
Karin holds advanced degrees in business administration and international relations from Harvard University, Stanford University, the University of Southern California, and the University of Tübingen, Germany. She works with clients in English and German, is a member of the Coaching.com Foundation and the Founder Institute. She mentors NGO and start-up leaders in Asia and Africa to build high impactful organizations.
Her dedication to human-centric leadership has brought a new level of depth and empathy to her work, helping her clients achieve remarkable results.
Working with Kay Group
KAY GROUP LEADERSHIP COACHING
Kay Group’s ‘Triad-Edge-Method’ is a unique and comprehensive coaching approach that empowers leaders to achieve their full potential. Our experienced coaches utilize a carefully crafted blend of expertise, knowledge, and tools to help leaders accelerate their development, overcome challenges, and break through any barriers holding them back. Our coaching is customized to strike the perfect balance between meeting business requirements, exceeding stakeholder expectations, and addressing the client’s personal needs
KAY GROUP COACHES AND LEADERSHIP CONSULTANTS
Kay Group’s professionally trained and certified coaches have extensive industry and leadership experience and bring tremendous energy and passion to their work.
They speak fluent Japanese, English, and German and have a wealth of international experience.
KAY GROUP LEADERSHIP CONSULTING
We assist organizations in transforming their teams into top-performing, adaptable powerhouses. Using a systemic approach, we begin by helping team leaders identify and address both strategic and cultural factors, and then support team members in developing soft skills and structure. Using a modular approach and a combination of assessments, workshops, coaching sessions, and team skills training, our experienced coaches will help your teams succeed.
BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH KAY GROUP
Empathetic and collaborative approach: Kay Group coaches have walked in their client’s shoes and can engage in eye-level conversations with executives. This facilitates a trusted and empathetic relationship between the coach and the client. To meet the unique challenges and needs of our clients, we work closely with them to develop tailored solutions.
Kay Group understands the unique demands of global business and multicultural environments. With extensive experience working with diverse teams, our coaches know how to navigate complex cultural dynamics.
Using pragmatic and high-impact approaches, our coaching methodology enables leaders to improve what matters most. We focus on self-management, team management, delivering results, and transforming organizations. Using our coaches, clients can start seeing results immediately
KAY GROUP SERVICES
EXECUTIVE AND BOARD ADVISORY SERVICES
For senior leaders, executive teams & boards:
- 1:1 coaching
- High performing executive team coaching
- Custom-made assessments
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
For leaders and talents:
- Leadership training & coaching
- Leadership talent coaching & mentoring
TEAM AND WORKSHOP SERVICES
High Performing Team services:
- Team building
- Team development
- Team workshops
TEAM KICK-OFF – SETTING DIRECTION
TEAM BUILDING – BRIDGING SILOS
DEVELOPING HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS
BMES Points of Contact
Chief Commercial Officer
Global Business Lead