Toru Takahashi started his career at Marubeni Corporation, where he was primarily involved in developing the overseas businesses of machinery manufacturers. While assigned overseas for a total of eight years, he participated in infrastructure development projects in Iran, as well as a wide range of businesses at Marubeni’s regional headquarters for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa in Belgium. His duties included supporting globally expanding companies by launching various overseas projects, providing management support, and financing for investments and business partners, including the establishment of local subsidiaries.
In 2002, he joined GLOBIS, where he became involved in human resources development for corporate clients. Committed to developing local leaders in various countries, he led efforts to expand GLOBIS’s overseas business activities by establishing GLOBIS China, GLOBIS Asia Pacific, and GLOBIS Thailand. From 2022, he began serving as President of GLOBIS Europe, where he works to expand the business in the EMEA region.
Toru graduated from Sophia University with a degree in economics and completed the Stanford Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is currently a PhD candidate at the Bucharest University of Economic Studies. Toru has authored the book People Who Get Results Overseas Don’t Use Cultural Issues as Excuses and co-authored GLOBIS MBA Management Book 2.