Global CEO Based in Japan

Tokyo Permanent ¥20,000,000 - ¥25,000,000 per year
  • Global CEO position working closely with new investors in the business
  • Drive global growth as the business outside of Japan

About Our Client

A well loved Japanese headquartered FMCG business, specifically within the food industry.

Job Description

  • Develop and implement a global expansion strategy to establish the brand in new international markets
  • Oversee all company operations, including production, marketing, sales, and distribution in both domestic and international markets
  • Manage the company's finances, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting for both domestic and international operations
  • Lead the development and launch of new products and product lines that are tailored to the needs and preferences of international customers
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key customers, partners, and stakeholders in international markets
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities and partnerships that support global expansion efforts
  • Manage a high-performing team of executives and where appropriate, recruit and train employees with expertise in international business operations and cultural sensitivity
  • Ensure that the company is in compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards in both domestic and international markets
  • Represent the company in public forums, conferences, and other events in both domestic and international markets
  • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement within the company to support global expansion efforts

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, or a related field
  • 10+ years of experience in executive leadership roles, preferably in the food, fmcg or Consumer industries
  • Strong strategic planning and execution skills with a deep understanding of international business operations and cultural nuances
  • Demonstrated ability to build and lead high-performing teams, with experience managing teams across multiple geographies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with fluency in English and Japanese is required
  • Proven track record of driving growth and profitability

What's on Offer

A very competitive base, bonus and stock options

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