BMES provides us with a fully rounded service. Currently we have 1 account manager – Jonas – who takes care of the big picture, 2 onsite recruiters, 2 administrators and several sourcing experts who are supporting our hiring efforts…
Especially Japan interested us. It was a fertile market without much competition. But, back then we didn’t have a Japanese entity, so we were looking for an agency that could help us get our business up and running…
I hadn’t officially announced that I had left my company, so I was really surprised when BMES contacted me and told me about a very interesting role with a major Healthcare player. I got hooked immediately and met with the team to learn more about the details…
The position looked like a great opportunity to me. But to be honest, I thought I didn’t have a chance whatsoever. I checked the job description and it seemed that I didn’t check a single item on their list…
To be honest, at the beginning of the search we weren’t sure if somebody like this existed in the Japanese market. Japan has a strong pool of accountants, but they are rather administration focused than strategic business thinkers.
Since 2013, Boyd & Moore Executive Search (BMES) has been partnering with one of the world’s leading automotive components companies. We spoke with their Head of HR about his experiences with BMES and Japan as a hiring market.
A Japanese wellness and lifestyle company was planning to go public. They needed a CFO who had already experienced an IPO on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and would be able guide the company through the process.
A global leader in the pharmaceutical space was looking for an HR Director who would be able to mediate between the local entity and the global headquarters as well as own all strategical HR projects and their implementation.
A Swedish geothermal project development company was looking for a country manager in Japan. The client had previously been operating in Japan through a sister company. Now, after having received significant investment funds they were ready to build out their own local entity and make their first executive hire.
A French tier 1 automotive supplier was looking to double the size of its operations at one of their factories. For this they needed a maintenance head who would be able to manage the full portfolio of machines in the facility. After working with several contingency firms unsuccessfully for over 7 months the client was desperate for a search partner that could help them close the position.
BMES just successfully completed a North Asia Sales VP assignment for a market-leading company providing Mobile Device Management solutions to enterprises needing to manage the mobility experience of their workforce.
Our consulting team has successfully placed a new Country Manager for a networking company that had been a Japanese industry leader during the early 2000s. The candidate will spearhead the company’s revitalization in Japan, positioning their new product line and repairing their reputation as they re-enter the market.
We’re pleased to say our Technology team recently placed a head of North Asia into a North American SW company focused on catalog-driven OSS/BSS technology. For the client this assignment was a key opportunity to bring in a high energy replacement for the incumbent who will soon be retiring.
A US-based cloud computing software company was looking for an experienced Head of Business & Sales Director who would be able to build up their service provider business.
A US based leader in marketing technology was looking to improve their business by replacing their unsuccessful Country Manager with an ambitious and internationally minded external hire.
Making the impossible possible – finding a new business unit head for a simulation software market leader
A US-based engineering simulation and 3D design software multinational was looking for a strong leader who would be able to build a new business unit from scratch and bridge the gap between the local and other international entities.
A leader in the cyber security space was looking for a new Country Manager to revitalize their stalled business
A cyber security software and services leader was looking for a new Country Manager who would be able to transform the local organization.
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