With around 20 years of search experience, Sugimoto has successfully completed hundreds of executive, senior‐level and middle management search assignments across the financial services, consulting firms and corporation practices, with a particular focus on investment banks.
Prior to establishing SUGICEDRO Co., Ltd., Sugimoto spent 14 years in investment banking including equities and capital markets.
Sugimoto began his career at Daiwa Securities at International Sales Department.
After working at US and European branches for nine years, joined Deutsche Bank Capital Markets Asia.
Covering equity and capital markets areas as a senior sales.
Holding a B.A. Degree in Business and Commerce from Keio University.


Abe has nearly 20 years of experiences in reputable investment banks such as Commerzbank securities and JP Morgan securities in Japan as a senior institutional sales and coverage banker. Thereafter Abe entered Executive Search industry at Human Associates Group which has showed significant growth in Japan.
After successfully placing numerous executives in the finance sector, he was assigned to the Board of Director. Abe is noted for his exceptional understanding of the human capital issues confronting clients in financial areas and for his knowledge of and access to best-in-class talent.
Joined SUGICEDRO as COO. He received his B.A. in Business and Commerce from Keio University.


Managing Director

Prior to joining SUGICEDRO Tamura was a head of the Financial Services Team of the global boutique executive search firm headquartered in New York with offices in Boston, London, Tokyo and Singapore.
Tamura started his career as an investment banker at one of Japanese Mega Bank and worked for New York branch for 13years. Now based in Singapore.
Tamura earned his BA degree in Economics from the University of Tokyo.


With significant consulting experience in the chemical and materials industries, Hattori has conducted several major projects.
Her client list includes both Fortune 500 companies and start-up operations, for whom she has advised to presidents, CEOs and board members as well as senior-level executives.
Prior to that, Hattori started her career as a specialist at Japan’s leading chemical company, where she headed the international practice in London for 6years.
Hattori holds a Bachelor of Science from Keio University.


Sidoni is highly respected for his investment banking experience and sector knowledge. Through his career at one of the most prestigious hedge funds in UK as a head of products has built relationships with an extensive network of outstanding leaders.
Graduate with honor from Sapienza – Universita di Roma in Psychology.


Prior to joining SUGICEDRO as a Researcher, Najima has possessed close to 20years of experience in highly reputable European investment banks in Tokyo. She has conducted the support for the equity trading as well as got involved in creating new financial products.
She started her career at Sales Division at Daiwa Securities Co., Ltd, in charge of sales of equities, fixed-income and investment funds.