Consultant Introductions

  • Akihiro NOJIRIManaging Director and Senior Partner

    Akihiro Nojiri entered the Ministry of Finance in 1991. Over 12 years he held positions in the Budget Bureau, International Bureau, was seconded to the Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry, and served as Deputy Director for the Government Debt Division and Chief Deputy Director for the FSA’s Insurance Division. Akihiro then joined the NIS Group, where he worked as CFO until March 2009, with responsibility for corporate planning, finance, IR, PR and compliance. Akihiro joined Fleishman-Hillard Japan in May of 2009 as the head of public affairs. In May of 2010 VOX Global Japan began operations and Akihiro was named Managing Director and Partner. Drawing on his expertise in government organizations and listed corporations, he takes a hands-on role in the public affairs and financial communications practices. Akihiro is a graduate of Harvard Law School with LL.M. and is a member in good standing of the New York Bar Association.

  • Minoru KOSHIDAPartner

    Minoru Koshida was a journalist with Reuters for more than 15 years, covering a broad array of sectors from economics and politics to daily news. He subsequently worked for a communications consulting firm before joining Fleishman-Hillard Japan in February of 2010, transferring to VOX Global Japan at its inception. As the head of the PR practice, Minoru conducts media training, PR consultation and specialized crisis training for executives.

  • Toru TATSUMISenior Vice President

    Toru Tatsumi joined Fuji Photo Film in 1999, where he worked in corporate planning, marketing and supply chain management. Toru Joined Fleishman-Hillard in 2005 and transferred to VOX Global Japan at its inception. Toru works with clients in the finance, manufacturing, distribution and retail industries to provide government relations and public affairs support along with M&A, proxy and corporate crisis communications.