Company Profile

Company Profile

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ABOUT APEX

Executive Search Firm Specializing in Bilingual Recruitment

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 multinational companies already established in Japan, as well as start-ups looking to grow within the Japanese market. Our clients include many of the world’s top global brands as well as smaller up and coming companies. We are part of IRC Global Executive Search Partners, 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, Science & Technology, and Medical Device. Since then, we have expanded into additional industries and currently have 9 teams covering: Banking & Financial Services, Consumer & Luxury, Supply Chain & Procurement, Legal & Compliance, Professional Services, and IT & Digital Media.

TIMELINE OF EVENTS

Apex Company History

September
Apex was established as a Healthcare focused Executive Search company in Shinbashi with three teams: Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, and Science & Technology.
● Number of staff: 5
January
Moved to new Shinbashi office to accommodate growth in our core industries.
● Number of staff: 8
June
Professional Services Team established.

December
Moved to first Ebisu office.
● Number of staff: 11
May
Legal & Compliance Team established.

December
Consumer & Luxury Team established.
● Number of staff: 18
March
IT & Digital Media Team established.

November
Won “Growth Company of the Year” for recruiting companies from Recruitment International.
● Number of staff: 34
March
Medimove brand launched.

April
Moved to second Ebisu office with room for 75 people.

July
Banking & Financial Services Team established.

November
Supply Chain & Procurement Team established. Won “Life Sciences Recruitment Company of the Year 2015” from Recruitment International.
● Number of staff: 45
October
Won the “LinkedIn Most Socially Engaged” award in 2016 (Medium Enterprise, Asia).
● Number of staff: 54
January
Launched Apex’s 20 day intensive training program for new hires.

September
Apex’s first CSR initiative at TELL’s Tokyo Tower Climb supporting World Suicide Prevention Day. Won the Most Fundraised award.
● Number of staff: 57
July
Won “Best Recruitment Company To Work For” from Recruitment International.

October
Won “Branding Excellence” and “Recruiter Performance” awards from LinkedIn.
● Number of staff: 60
October
Won “Healthcare & Life Sciences Recruitment Company of the Year” from Recruitment International.
● Number of staff: 66
December
Expanded office space to accommodate growth in all industries.
● Number of staff: 70

Apex delivers strong profile and highly skilled candidates that match the job description requirements. Their candidate know how, network and experience helped us to initiate contact and integrate the candidate into our company. We are very happy with the candidate selected by Apex. K.K. consulting service. Thank you for the professional recruitment consulting service throughout the selection and follow up. We really appreciated it and strongly recommend Apex.

APAC Head of Supply Chain

Global Healthcare Company