Senior Client Partner

Akira Shibata is a Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry Japan. He leads a People & Organization Strategy Consulting division in Tokyo office.

He designed and delivered assessment program for director promotion for Japanese auto parts manufacturer.

He developed global HR management schemes for a leading Japanese company.

He was involved in redefining strategic business unit and designed new organization structure to accelerate mid-term strategy for Japanese manufacturer.

He defined requirements for future top management and delivered executive assessment program for Japanese life insurance company.

He created talent management strategy to expand global business for Japanese pharmaceutical company.

With his 10+ years of organization and HR consulting experience, he delivered wide range of consulting works, from strategy design to implementation.

He has diverse experience across various industries, including manufacturing, finance, pharmaceutical, information communications & technology, etc.

His areas of expertise spans from organization design, talent management strategy, top management succession, to HR system development.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, he worked at Price Waterhouse Coopers as a business consultant, and Fleishman Hillard as a communication consultant.

He graduated from Keio University with a degree in literature.