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Kentaro Aramaki

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Kentaro Aramaki leads Egon Zehnder’s Executive Assessment and Development Practice in Tokyo and is also active in the firm’s Japanese Health Practice. He is a trusted advisor to global and local health-care companies on executive search, management appraisals, and CEO succession, working closely with them to develop top management teams.

Clients give me energy and joy. When their trust is deep enough to also ask my advice on personal issues, it increases my desire to contribute even more.

Before joining Egon Zehnder, Kentaro was Chief Operations Officer at Materials & Energy Research Institute. Prior to that he served both as COO and as a board member with Crayfish Co., Ltd., a NASDAQ and TSE-listed company. Earlier in his career, Kentaro was an Associate Principal for McKinsey & Company based in Japan, South Korea, the U.S., and the Netherlands, working with governments and multinational companies on a range of senior management issues including corporate strategy development, M&A, and organizational design.

Kentaro earned BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Tokyo. He is currently a visiting Associate Professor at the graduate school of Globis University, teaching courses on logical and strategic thinking.

現在エゴンゼンダー東京オフィスにて、経営者評価・育成プラクティスの東京オフィスのリーダー、およびヘルスケアグループのコアメンバー。大手日本上場企業における社長後継計画(社内候補の評価育成、社外候補の紹介)、CxOを中心とする経営チーム強化、若手ハイポテンシャル人材の早期発掘と加速育成などを数多く手掛ける。

お客様とともに経営視点で経営チームのあるべき姿を考え、その実現に貢献できることに喜びを感じています

エゴンゼンダー入社以前は、戦略系コンサルティングのマッキンゼー・アンド・カンパニーの日本、米国、韓国、オランダの各事務所に在籍し、グローバル大手企業向けに全社戦略の立案、M&A、組織設計及び改革を実施。その後、株式会社クレイフィッシュ(US NASDAQ、東証上場企業)および株式会社水素エネルギー研究所(燃料電池開発の産学協同ベンチャー)にて取締役兼COOを歴任。

東京大学大学院工学系研究科修了、工学修士。現在、グロービス経営大学院(MBAプログラム)の客員准教授も兼任。

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