Teruo Seno
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Teruo Seno

CHAIRMAN / Senior Client Partner

Teruo Seno is a Chairman at Korn Ferry Japan.

Possessing more than two decades of experience working in executive search and assessment at Korn Ferry, Mr. Seno has distinguished himself as an expert in identifying, assessing, and developing leaders. He leverages his vast expertise to identify top talent for companies in the pharmaceutical, medical devices & diagnostics, OTC, life sciences-related consulting and healthcare services sectors. In addition, he continues to spearhead the expansion of Korn Ferry’s HR and organization advisory group in Japan to assist both local and multinational clients particularly in management assessment, succession planning and executive development in the region.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry in 1990, Mr. Seno worked for Bain & Company in Tokyo, where he was a consultant with extensive experience in the life science and consumer goods industries. He also worked on strategies for foreign companies entering the Japanese market. Prior to Bain & Company, Mr. Seno was the president of the Japanese subsidiary of a foreign trading firm. The bulk of his previous professional experience was in the global commodities trading business, working in Tokyo, London and Bermuda.

Mr. Seno earned a master’s in business administration (MBA) from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Yokohama National University. He also holds an Associate CPA license in Japan.