Toyotoshi Yamada


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Toyotoshi Yamada Egon Zehnder, Tokyo


Toyotoshi Yamada, based in Tokyo, is a core member of Egon Zehnder’s Consumer, Services and Industrial Practices.


Before joining the firm, he worked for Boston Consulting Group as a Partner & Managing Director, where he provided support for numerous projects of consumer goods, retail, and high-tech industries within corporate strategy, organizational reform, governance design, M&A and PMI support. He also worked as a core member of the People and Organization Practice. Prior to that, he was employed at Corporate Planning Department of Recruit Co., Ltd.

Toyotoshi earned B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Kyoto University and M.E. from the University of Tokyo.

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Comfort with Paradox

Most CEOs and boards name succession, both for the CEO and for business unit leaders, as their biggest strategic challenge. While this leadership challenge exists for every industry, it is particularly acute in the consumer sector, where many of the successive waves of disruption first hit.

consultant name

Toyotoshi Yamada Egon Zehnder, Tokyo