Kazushige Hata started his career in Corporate/Retail Sales and HR at Kokusai Securities (now Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities). He then became a corporate research analyst and worked for foreign securities firms including UBS Securities and conducted research and analysis focused on consumer electronics companies such as Sony and Panasonic.
After working as Senior Analyst for 8 years, Kazushige founded a management consulting firm to provide advice to unlisted companies in wide range of industries for management support (restructuring/growth strategy development), venture capital management (assumed responsibilities as an outside director of a venture company), and IPO (developed equity story and calculated valuation) as well as M&A advisory to listed companies for another 8 years.
In 2013, he entered the executive search business to provide diverse and thorough search-consulting services to Japanese and multinational companies utilizing his in-depth knowledge and network gained from his experiences. Kazushige received BS in Physics from Keio University and MBA from London Business School.
A member of the KEIZAI DOYUKAI (Japan Association of Corporate Executives).
General Manager of Developing Overseas Business: Japanese Mould and Equipment Manufacturer
Chief Engineer for R&D: Japanese Commercial Air Conditioner Manufacturer
Chief Engineer: Japanese Electric Power Supply Equipment Manufacturer
Deputy General Manager for R&D: Japanese Precision Equipment Manufacturer
Chief Operating Officer for Asset Management: Japanese Real Estate Firm