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Jiro Saruwatari

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Jiro Saruwatari leads Egon Zehnder’s Automotive segment in Asia. Based in Tokyo, he provides board consulting, management appraisal, and leadership development consulting to industrial and consumer clients. Jiro is also active in the firm’s Industrial, Consumer, and Board Consulting practices.

Developing strong management teams requires creative thinking. Frank discussions with clients help me propose unique solutions that fit their needs. This is where we provide real value and impact.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Jiro was Manager in the Global Original Equipment Business Planning Department and worked in the OE Sales Division at Bridgestone Corporation. Earlier, he was an Account Manager in Detroit at Bridgestone.

Jiro has a BA in law from Keio University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He enjoys sailing, music, and spending time on the beach.

日本におけるコンシューマープラクティスグループのリーダー及び製造業プラクティスグループのコアメンバー。自動車セクターにおいてはアジアの共同リーダーを務める。 自動車メーカー・自動車部品メーカーを中心とした製造業及び消費財や流通業界の国内外クライアントを担当。経営幹部の採用、経営陣のアセスメント、経営層のリーダーシップ開発、社外取締役招聘、取締役会改革、組織強化などに従事。

エゴンゼンダー入社以前は、ブリヂストンに17年間勤務。同社では自動車メーカー向け販売部門にて、営業、販売企画、事業企画に従事。また、米国ファイアストン社買収後にデトロイト駐在となり、日系自動車メーカー向け拡売に従事。MBA留学を経て帰国後は自動車メーカー向け販売部門のグローバル化推進、自動車部品メーカーとのアライアンス業務に従事。

慶應義塾大学 法学部法律学科卒業、ハーバード大学経営大学院 MBA取得。ハーバード大学教育大学院のロバート・キーガン教授による自己変革手法 Immunity To Change (ITC) の認定コーチ。

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