Mr. Toru Takahashi began his career at Marubeni Corporation, where he was primarily involved in developing overseas businesses with machinery manufacturers. During an eight-year overseas assignment, he participated in infrastructure development projects in Iran and was subsequently moved to Belgium, where he was engaged in a wider range of businesses at Marubeni’s regional headquarters for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. His duties there included launching business projects, as well as providing management support and financing for investments and business partners in the region.
Mr. Takahashi now serves as managing director of GLOBIS Corporate Education, providing global leadership training programs to clients around the world. He also serves as lecturer for several GLOBIS University MBA courses: Global Perspectives, Globalization Strategy, and Entrepreneurial Leadership. As a corporate training instructor, he leads seminars on a range of topics, including establishing a corporate strategy and philosophy during overseas expansion, strategy formulation, problem solving, and leadership through the localization of overseas sites. He also serves as director of Singapore-based GLOBIS Asia Campus Pte. Ltd. and GLOBIS Thailand Co. Ltd.
Mr. Takahashi 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. Mr. Takahashi has authored People Who Get Results Overseas Don’t Use Cultural Issues as Excuses and co-authored GLOBIS MBA Management Book Ⅱ.