Sumio Takiguchi
Practice Groups
"Having spent most of my career at leading global organizations, I am an expert at matching clients and candidates utilizing my broad background in international business."
Sumio Takiguchi's has an extensive business career as a top executive of both Japanese and foreign affiliated companies engaged in sales and marketing of automotive components, sporting goods, and publishing. His career includes 30 years at Bridgestone Corporation, 12 years of which were served in overseas as Sales/Marketing Director in Australia (1979-1982), Managing Director/CEO of a subsidiary in the UK (1984-1988) and Germany (1990-1993). In 1995, he joined Nordica Japan, a subsidiary of Benetton Sports System in Italy, manufacturing and marketing various sporting goods, as Managing Director/CEO. In 1998, he joined Oxford University Press Japan, a subsidiary of Oxford University Press in the UK, as Managing Director/CEO.  

He joined Signium Tokyo in 2010 and has has a successful record of placing a variety of job assignments in the automotive related industry.

Sumio holds a BA in Law from Keio University in Tokyo.