Toru Takahashi serves as the Managing Director of GLOBIS Corporate Education, providing global leader training programs to corporate clients around the world. He also serves as the director of Singapore-based GLOBIS Asia Campus Pte. Ltd. and GLOBIS Thailand. As a corporate training instructor, he leads seminars on a range of topics, including establishing corporate strategy/philosophy during overseas expansion, in addition to strategy formulation, problem-solving and leadership related to the localization of overseas sites.
Prior to joining GLOBIS, he was primarily involved in developing overseas businesses with machinery manufacturers at Marubeni Corporation. During his eight-year overseas assignment at Marubeni, he participated in infrastructure development projects in Iran, where he subsequently engaged in a wider range of businesses at Marubeni's regional headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa in Belgium. His duties there included launching business projects, as well as providing management and financing support for invested companies and business partners in the region.
Toru has written "People who get results overseas don't use cultural issues as an excuse". (Eiji press)