Prior to joining ADL, Shige has more than 20 years at a leading global healthcare company.
Shige is a associate director at Tokyo office and a core member of HCLS practice in Japan.
He has extensive experience and knowledge in the total operations area in SCM, logistics, and manufacturing as the Head of Operations. He also has experience in business division support operations working as the Director of Business Planning, including sales and budget management, introduction of SFE, customer segmentation strategies, and new product launch planning. He has contributed to many projects, including providing support for organizational and operational transformation of Japanese and Foreign-Affiliated manufacturer organizations for medical devices for strategic initiatives related to medical devices and their distribution, M&A/alliance, sales and budget management, introduction of SFE, customer segmentation strategies, and planning for new product launches.
He is also qualified as an instructor of the Fair Competition Code of the Medical Devices Industry in Japan.
He wrote Thought Leadership which covers environmental changes in the APAC medical devices industry, and also has made numerous contributions relating to COVID-19.