Akinori Kokubun
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Akinori Kokubun


Akinori (Aki) Kokubun is a Principal for the Life Sciences Market, based in Korn Ferry's Tokyo office.

Since joining the Firm in 2009, Mr. Kokubun has been involved in executive search in the pharmaceutical, medical devices & diagnostics and life-sciences related sectors. He has helped recruit top tier talents in various functions ranging from Sales & Marketing, R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Accounting & Finance, and SCM/Operations.

Prior to Korn Ferry, Mr. Kokubun worked in a Fortune 500 Recruitment Company in Hong Kong, running its Japan Desk.

Mr. Kokubun earned a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He has lived/worked in multiple countries including Hong Kong, Canada, and Australia.

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