Keiichi Hotta Joins Finsbury in Japan from MUFG
Tokyo, July 6, 2021 – Finsbury Glover Hering (“FGH”), a leading global strategic communications consultancy, announced today that Keiichi Hotta has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Tokyo office from The MUFG Bank Ltd., (“MUFG”) Japan’s largest bank, effective today.
During Keiichi’s 30-year career at MUFG, he held both domestic and international roles, living and working in New York and California, and has extensive planning, team management, and risk and crisis handling experience. His most recent role at MUFG was Managing Director, Head of Global Human Resources where he led the global HR operations across four regions, spanning over 40 countries and 20,000 employees.
Keiichi joins Finsbury Glover Hering at a time when the company is accelerating its senior hires across its offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Singapore. Driven by strong client demand for high-quality counsel and communications services, Finsbury Glover Hering is expecting to further increase the size of its teams in Japan and other Asian markets in coming months.
Minako Hattori, Partner of Finsbury Glover Hering in Tokyo, said, "Keiichi brings a unique background and a global mindset, which coupled with his understanding of business needs both in Japan and overseas will be useful to our clients as they strive to build their organizations in today’s borderless world. We are delighted he has decided to join us in Tokyo and look forward to his contribution to our clients and to our business."
Keiichi Hotta, Managing Director, Finsbury Glover Hering, said, “I am excited to join this world-class communications consultancy and look forward to working alongside our global colleagues, not only to help Japanese companies as they look to raise awareness and build their presence internationally, but also to bring my experience to bear to advise international companies on how to grow their businesses in the Japanese market.”
In addition to his latest role, Keiichi’s career at MUFG includes stints as Deputy Chief of Staff for the Americas, Deputy General Manager of the Global Planning Division at the Bank’s Headquarters, Head of Talent Acquisition and L&D in the HR Division, US Corporate Banking at the New York Branch, and international credit and risk. He joined the then Mitsubishi Bank after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in law from Tokyo’s Keio University.
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Finsbury Glover Hering is a global strategic communications advisory firm, headquartered in New York City with almost 700 multidisciplinary experts across the world’s major financial government, business, and cultural centres. The Japan Office was established in 2016, and the team in Japan boasts a range of experience in helping our clients navigate the unique challenges of this market through brand building, reputation management, leadership change, crisis communications preparedness and advisory, financial communications including M&A, investor relations, stakeholder engagement strategies and international communications.