Based in Tokyo, Shinji Ioka is active in Egon Zehnder’s Industrial Practice. Drawing on deep experience in the automotive and manufacturing industries, he focuses on serving clients with global management appraisals and leadership development, CEO succession planning, and executive and board search.
I’m passionate about helping my clients cultivate a strong and diverse management team to grow their business. It’s an honor and privilege to have the opportunity to support them.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Shinji worked for Koki Holdings (formerly Hitachi Koki), first as the Chief Director of Product Management for Japan and then as that company’s Deputy General Manager of Global Product Management. Before that he was with the Hilti Group, advancing from the role of product manager to Global Product Manager based in Liechtenstein and then Head of Product Management in Japan. Shinji launched his career at Toyota, where he rose from the position of purchasing specialist to Purchasing Coordinator in Belgium before returning to Japan to work as a Senior Purchasing Specialist.
Shinji completed an undergraduate degree in Japanese intercultural studies at the University of Tokyo and then earned an MBA from INSEAD while also attending the Wharton School as an exchange student. He has supported the Toyota Municipal Museum and the Tokyo Deafblind Group as a volunteer. Outside work, Shinji is a devoted husband and father to his two children.
東京大学 教養学部卒業、INSEAD MBA取得