Apex is an executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of bilingual professionals from mid to senior level management positions for the Japan market.

At Apex, we believe that great personnel are priceless and we are passionate about finding the very best person for your business. We provide our clients with a profound recruitment advantage because our consultants are experienced, as well as industry specialists with an in-depth understanding of the industry, market trends and human capital. Apex works closely with multinational companies already established in Japan, as well as start-ups looking to grow within the Japanese market.

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Apex’s Consultants come from a wide range of cultural backgrounds, and bring with them a strong understanding of Japanese culture and business practices. They work tirelessly with professionals to match them to our global client portfolio, operating in close contact throughout the entire process.


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We are located a quick 3 minute walk from Ebisu Station. When you arrive on the 7th floor, please use the phone at reception to let us know you’ve arrived.




Apex has been acknowledged for its excellence within the industry, receiving the Recruitment International awards for The Growth Company of the Year 2014, The Life Sciences Recruitment Company of the Year 2015, The Best Medium Sized Recruitment Company To Work For 2015, and most recently, Healthcare & Life Sciences Recruitment Company of the Year 2019.