Yumi Katherine Tomizuka Egon Zehnder, London
Yumi Katherine Tomizuka advises consumer, brand, and technology-led organizations on leadership challenges across multiple functional areas and conducts senior level executive search for publicly listed, private equity-backed, and family-owned businesses. Based in London, she is a core member of Egon Zehnder’s global Consumer Practice.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Yumi Katherine served as the Vice President of Corporate Development for adidas Group. Based in Germany, she led strategy, business development, and board projects and partnered with teams across the Group’s global portfolio of brands, markets, functions, and channels (wholesale, own retail and eCommerce) to strengthen the brands, drive internal and external engagement, and improve operating results. Previously, she was a consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton where her consulting practice focused on strategy formulation, business model transformation, and post-merger integration for consumer, telecom, and private equity clients in Europe and Japan. Early in her career, Yumi Katherine developed operational, functional and geographic expertise in the US and Asia Pacific while working in operations and planning in the hospitality sector, in marketing and international development roles at Deere and Company, and in product marketing and pricing at IBM.
Yumi Katherine earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS (Hotel Administration) from Cornell University.