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Apex is a leading executive search firm based in Tokyo, specializing in the recruitment of bilingual professionals from mid to senior-level management positions. We work closely with many of the world’s top global companies established in Japan, as well as startups looking to enter or grow within the Japanese market. Apex is a member of Kestria, a global professional alliance of executive search firms with over 80 offices spanning 6 continents.
Apex was founded in 2010 by 5 experienced executive recruiters and at that time focused in the healthcare industry, specifically in Pharmaceutical, Life Science & Diagnostics, and Medical Device. Since then, we have expanded into additional industries and currently have 10 teams covering: Banking & Financial Services, Consumer, Supply Chain & Procurement, Legal & Compliance, Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, and Technology.
Ebisu MF Building 7F, 4-6-1 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0013
Approximately 90 (As of June 2022)
Apex is committed to reducing its carbon footprint to align with Business Ambition for 1.5°C. We have made a commitment to the following key initiatives:
• Reduction of paper utilization by 10% each year for five years
• Reduction of electricity usage by 2.4% for the next five years
• Bulk purchases of coffee, tea and other items to reduce packaging
• Use of only reusable water bottles
•Make work from home a permanent feature to reduce transportation use
We pride ourselves on delivering quality solutions while always putting our 6 core values of Integrity, Communication, Teamwork, Commitment, People, and Adaptability at the heart of our business.
Apex was established as a Healthcare focused Executive Search company in Shinbashi with three teams: Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, and Science & Technology.
Moved to new Shinbashi office to accommodate growth in our core industries.
Human Resources and Finance & Accounting Teams established. Moved to first Ebisu office.
Legal & Compliance and Consumer teams established.
IT Team established. Won “Growth Company of the Year” for recruiting companies from TALiNT International.
Medimove brand launched. Moved to second Ebisu office with room for 75 people. Banking & Financial Services Team established. Supply Chain & Procurement Team established. Won “Life Sciences Recruitment Company of the Year ” from TALiNT International.
Won the “LinkedIn Most Socially Engaged” award (Medium Enterprise, Asia).
Launched Apex’s 20 day intensive training program for new hires. Apex’s first CSR initiative at TELL’s Tokyo Tower Climb supporting World Suicide Prevention Day. Won the Most Fundraised award.
Won “Best Recruitment Company To Work For” from TALiNT International. Won “Branding Excellence” and “Recruiter Performance” awards from LinkedIn.
Won “Healthcare & Life Sciences Recruitment Company of the Year” from TALiNT International.
Expanded and renovated Ebisu office to accommodate growth in all industries, with room for more than 110 employees.
Won “Executive Search Company of the Year” from TALiNT International.