Thomas Fortier
Thomas Fortier

Thomas Fortier

Principal Consultant
Consumer Goods & Retail

Thomas is a Principal Consultant on the Consumer Goods & Retail team, working with clients in the sports & lifestyle, media & entertainment, FMCG, and consumer durables sectors.

Thomas has been in the search business in Japan since 1999. His experience includes successful searches for President / Country Manager for both private and publicly listed companies, and he has consistently followed through with clients to round out leadership teams with mission-critical roles from CxO level to senior management in sales & marketing, finance, HR, operations, supply chain, and IT. 

Originally from Maine, USA, Thomas came to Japan in 1994 after graduating with dual Bachelor’s degrees from Tufts University and the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. He speaks fluent Japanese.

In his free time, Thomas enjoys exploring Tokyo and the Japanese countryside with his family, photography, and musical pursuits from playing trumpet with his various bands to record collecting.