Smartly dressed in a subtle plaid suit with a hefty timepiece adorning his wrist, Torben Jensen looks like a regular, if not a more stylish-than-usual business executive.
Kenneth Reilly, president and CEO, AIG General Insurance Co. Ltd., is the first to admit that insurance isn’t sexy.
For IHG ANA Hotels Group Japan CEO Hans Heijligers, Japan’s efforts in the men’s 4×100-meter relay during the 2016 Olympics speak volumes about Japanese character.
When Ken Theriault heard Miyagi-born crooner Muneyuki Sato's "Arigatou" at a function in Sendai heralding the impending retirement of Kentaro Ohyama from his role as president of Iris Ohyama, the song shook him to his core.
A former high-flying chemical engineer working in fertilizer development and management, it's no surprise that Indonesia's Ambassador to Japan Arifin Tasrif, was once working all across the Indonesian archipelago in Borneo, Sumatra and Java. Of no less importance, especially given his current role, is ...
At 66 years of age, Spain’s Ambassador to Japan, Gonzalo de Benito, shows no signs of slowing down. He has official and other duties — like this interview with The Japan Times — for starters.
The welcome that Brad Bennett, senior vice president, Chubb Group and regional president, Far East, received when he first visited Japan in 1979 was textbook rock and roll.
Sitting in a Shibuya meeting room at the Tokyo headquarters of human resources and specialist recruitment consultancy Robert Walters Japan, David Swan cuts a swarthy, muscular figure.
In 2016, World Economic Forum (WEF) founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab proclaimed the fourth industrial revolution as a distinct evolution from its predecessor because of the rapid onset of ubiquitous change. This revolution — the current environment in which disruptive technologies such as artificial ...
A 2017 report released by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. on luxury consumers identified two major interrelated trends for the year. The first shows how the essence of luxury is moving to an experiential focus, with the second seeing changing luxury shopper behavior demanding a ...