CONSUMER

Consumer Talent Solutions Provider
Not only recruitment, but passion for what we do!

We are a group of dynamic and energetic consultants, constantly thinking outside the box to imagine the best practices we can utilize to help our clients in finding the right competent leaders for their organization.

Luxury Retail & Fashion

It is no easy task to find the right candidates in a complex and demanding environment, but we take our job and responsibility with enthusiasm and tenacity, demonstrating utmost dedication, honesty, and trust. Both clients and candidates can expect these qualities from the get-go when you engage with the Consumer Team. We have established ourselves as the preferred Solutions Provider for clients’ talent needs, from smaller firms to larger well-established multinational consumer companies, throughout Japan & the APAC region.

Our continuously expanding industry networks:

  • FMCG
  • Consumer Healthcare
  • Cosmetics & Beauty
  • Consumer Goods
  • Electronic & Appliances
  • MLM
  • Luxury Retail & Fashion

Let us embark on the journey together.

Please connect with us to learn more about the team and what we can do for you.

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MEET THE CONSUMER TEAM

Pema Chhophyel

Director, Consumer

Michael Yeh

Senior Consultant

Clark Lawton

Consultant

Eduard Vaniyants

Consultant

success case

CONSUMER

Italian Shoe Designer

SITUATION
  • Global executives were unhappy with low performance in the Japan market.
  • A replacement search was undertaken to find a new Japan Head.
Solution
  • Retained search to find new Country Manager for Japan.
  • Worked closely with the Company’s Chairman and introduced 15 potential candidates for the Country Manager.
SUCCESS
  • Within 3 weeks, Client identified 2 finalist candidates and in the end, offered to the candidate.
  • Convinced the candidate to join within 1 month beause the client had plans to revamp the brand position in Japan, and establish new business channels.
  • Placed Country Manager, and under the new leadership in Japan, the business changed from underperforming to profitable.

success case

CONSUMER

Global Leading FMCG & Consumer Healthcare Company

SITUATION
  • Client wanted to make a change to their sales department and hire two Head of Sales, for Kanto and Kansai areas. 
  • Client utilized their network in the market and other agents, introducing candidates for the roles, but was not satisfied with the quality of candidates.
Solution
  • Client offered search for Experis Executive’ Consumer Team, exclusively.
SUCCESS
  • Identified, mapped the FMCG Sales market in Japan and headhunted prospects for the two roles.
  • Carried out the search as extremely confidential without  mentioning of Client’s name. Introduced a number of potential candidates over 4 weeks, Client found potential candidates for 2 different roles.
  • Headhunted 2 candidates from top tier global FMCG company, placing both Head of Sales for Kanto and Kansai area. Client highly satisfied with results, with both candidates performing well in the company, successfully improving business for the Client.

success case

CONSUMER

Asia’s leading integrated resort provider

SITUATION
  • Needing people for various business functions (Sales, Marketing, R&D, Government Affairs).
Solution
  • Found people via LinkedIn, building up brand new networks.
  • While other agencies may have deeper databases, Experis proved highly capable and to be trusted to lead the approach as Amway’s primary agent in Japan.
SUCCESS
  • 5 individuals were hired into Amway with a 100% first interview rate and 80% offer/acceptance rate into company.
  • Improved their time to hire, saving a lot of time and helped their business units have excellent personnel join their departments.

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Pema Chhophyel

PEMA CHHOPHYEL

DIRECTOR, CONSUMER PRACTICE

Pema Chhophyel, originally from a tiny Himalayan dragon kingdom of Bhutan, has over 10 years of recruiting experience in Japan and is widely known as one of the most trusted business partners in the consumer industry. At Experis, he oversees and manages the team of consultants for the Consumer Practice and corporate RPO’s; focusing primarily on FMCG/Consumer/Retail & Consumer Healthcare sectors, placing bilingual professionals into B2B/B2C sales, brand marketing, supply chain, logistics/procurement, RA, R&D, and QA/QC.

Prior to moving to Japan, he was based in Portland, Oregon (USA) as Manager for American lifestyle brand Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F), and also worked for A&F’s sister brands Hollister Co, Abercrombie Kids, and Ruehl.

Pema holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oregon with the focus on Marketing and International Business Communication. Outside work, he enjoys spending time with his family and two young kids.10

Direct phone: +81-3-6860-7628

Michael Yeh

Michael Yeh

Senior CONSULTANT

Michael is a Senior Consultant on the Consumer team at Experis Executive with over 3 years of recruiting experience in Japan specializing in FMCG, Consumer, Retail, and the Consumer Healthcare sector across all functions.

Born in Taiwan and raised in Vancouver, Canada, Michael worked for a global e-commerce vendor and leading bank after graduation from Simon Fraser University. Outside of work, he enjoys family time with his wife and daughter, and discovering new cooking recipes.

Direct phone: +81-3-6860-6975

Clark Lawton

CLARK LAWTON

CONSULTANT

Clark is a Consultant with the FMCG team at Experis Executive. He works directly with our top executive recruiters and focuses on sourcing talent for our global FMCG clients.

Bilingual in English and Japanese, he is experienced in sourcing talent from start-ups to large, established organizations for roles ranging from Country Manager to Support Staff.

Clark graduated from Iowa State University’s College of Business and enjoys the beach and sports.

Direct phone: +81-3-6860-7372

Eduard Vaniyants

Eduard Vaniyants

CONSULTANT

Eduard is a Consultant with the FMCG team at Experis Executive. He works directly with our top executive recruiters and focuses on sourcing talent for our global FMCG clients. Bilingual in English and Russian, he is experienced in sourcing talent for roles ranging from Country Manager to Support Staff.

Eduard graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Theatrical Arts. He enjoys playing ice hockey, and other winter sports in his free time.

Direct phone: +81-3-6860-7371