Daishi Motodera

Daishi Motodera

Associate Client Partner

Tokyo

Mr. Motodera is an Associate Client Partner for Korn Ferry, based in the firm’s Tokyo office.

Mr. Motodera has worked for leading Japanese companies and multi national companies in diverse industries including automobile, chemical, consumer goods, finance, life science, and technology.

Mr. Motodera has designed and implemented a global executive reward management and leadership development program and also designed and conducted a leadership development program and executive coaching for global top position holders. He has designed and introduced competency based reward and performance management systems. 

Mr. Motodera has more than twenty years of experience in human resource management consulting and has wide range of expertise.

Within reward management systems, he has worked on executive and employee compensation design covering base salary management, bonus and incentive programs, long term incentive and performance management system. Within assessment and leadership development, he has worked on executive assessment and coaching, leadership development program, succession planning, leadership competency modeling.

Mr. Motodera is the author of “Competency based Human Resource Management”, Nikkeiren (Japan Federation of Employers’ Associations), and quoted in more than 20 articles for professional HR magazines and Nikkei newspaper. 

Mr. Motodera has bachelor’s of art from The University of Tokyo in Education, and a master’s of business administration from Hosei University. He served as a committee member of Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare and preciously he worked with Fujitsu, GE , Towers Perrin and Deloitte.

Mr. Motodera’s mother language is Japanese and he is fluent in English.