Koichi Itakishi
Koichi Itakishi

Koichiro Itashiki

Associate Director, West Japan

Koichiro is an Associate Director in our Osaka office. He focuses on searches for mid- to senior-level roles in Consumer Goods, Advertising, Banking & Finance, and functional HR/Finance & Accounting.

Koichiro’s experience in executive search dates back to 2004 and includes working in both multinational and Japanese firms to complete challenging assignments across numerous sectors. Prior to moving into recruiting, he began his career as an Account Executive with Hakuhodo.

Koichiro was born in Hyogo Prefecture and holds a BA in Business Administration from Ritsumeikan University in Tokyo as well as an MA in International Relations from City University of New York. He also lived in Taiwan and is trilingual in Japanese, English, and Chinese.

Outside of work, Koichiro is passionate about playing golf and boxing.