Tokyo, Japan June 1st – With the future focus on market share growth, diversified customer segments and maintaining the key corporate values, Frost & Sullivan has appointed Hiroshi Yamamura as the Representative Board Member and Country Head of Japan. Hiroshi has specializes in business strategy and development where he has successfully launched the local expansion of several organizations, building the business from scratch to a complete, inclusive organization.


Since joining Frost & Sullivan in 2019, Hiroshi has been leading Frost & Sullivan Japan as COO and Senior Vice President, where he played a pivotal role in developing and implementing the business growth strategy for Japan. As a result of it, today, Frost & Sullivan Japan has grown, over the 2 years, from increasing market share and revenue to gaining strong support from clients across industries.


Prior to Frost & Sullivan, he spearheaded the launch of Gartner Group Japan K.K together with Robin Joffe, who was recently appointed as Managing Director-MEASA/Partner at Frost & Sullivan. Contributing his expertise in the IT and technology sector, Hiroshi has also served as President and Board Member in various organizations. His vast experience and background in business strategy and development, and building strong, functioning team will be an asset to Frost & Sullivan as he kicks off the next chapter with Team Japan.


“We are quite excited to bring Hiroshi into the Japan leadership role. His experience in leading and building teams, growing businesses in Japan as well as his deep client focus will open significant opportunities as we seek to invest and grow the Frost & Sullivan brand,” said Robin Joffe, in congratulating his successor’s appointment. “Hiroshi has the skills and qualities of a great leader and we look forward to his great future in the firm.”


Shivaji Das, Partner, and Managing Director, APAC said, “Japan has grown to be one of our most important markets. With Hiroshi taking on the leadership role in Japan, we are confident of providing even greater value to our valued clients.  His experience in Digital Transformation and International Expansion will be invaluable in this regard.”


Hiroshi promises his commitment in bringing a fresh perspective to the team as he shares, “Frost & Sullivan supports transformational growth strategies. Our vision of Frost & Sullivan Japan is to lead the client’s business to achieve potential growth that develops through vast global knowledge. We will continue to make great strides in pursuing further growth strategies with our esteemed clients and team in Japan.”


In addition to his professional achievements, Hiroshi is a football enthusiast. He is also passionate about skiing, running marathons, appreciating Japanese gardens and planetariums, and the arts.


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