Ken Shimabuku
Ken Shimabuku

Ken Shimabuku

Senior Director, West Japan
Osaka

Ken is the West Japan Senior Director and leader of Osaka office.  He has worked in the Kansai region for more than 25 years, and his experience in executive search and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) began in 2002.

Ken has a strong track record of identifying, sourcing, and securing proven bilingual leaders who quickly add to the bottom line for his clients. His direct "in the market" experience and local understanding enable Ken to provide a strategic, consultative approach. Ken focuses on mid- to senior-level search, specializing in retained assignments for Director and C-level positions. His areas of expertise are Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, and Business Development.

Originally from California, Ken holds a B.A. degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and speaks fluent Japanese.