Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Time: 12:00 - 2:00pm
Tokyo American Club Brooklyn Room
Speaker: Damian Hall, the president and CEO of Megane no Tanaka
Member Fee: ¥4,000
Guest Fee: ¥7,400
Meal: Plated Lunch
Registration/Cancellation Deadline: Thursday, June 13, noon
Through a story of passion and a commitment to innovation, Damian Hall, the president and CEO of Megane no Tanaka (Tanaka Optical Holding Company Ltd. & Tanaka Optical Chain Company Ltd.), will share his insights and experiences in overcoming the significant barriers to change in a traditional Japanese Company.
As CEO of the 106 Year Old Eyewear Retailer with over 100 locations in Japan, Damian will outline how business model innovation, diversity, and a shift from products to services is re-inventing and helping his company deliver more sustainable growth for the next 100 years.
With a professional history in consumer products and the retail industry, Damian worked at Procter & Gamble Japan as an Innovation Manager for more than 12 years before joining Megane no Tanaka. His presentation promises to be a most enlightening insight into how to create change in Japan, a very relevant topic for all organizations.
Karl H. Hahne and Kiran S. Sethi Co-Chairs
Reiko Nakamura, Vice Chair
ACCJ Retail Committee
NOTE 1: This event is OFF THE RECORD.
NOTE 2: If you cancel after the stated deadline, the full meeting fee will be charged to your account. All guests must be accompanied by an ACCJ member. Sorry, no substitutions or walk-ins.
NOTE 3: If you are driving to Tokyo American Club, please inform the ACCJ of the make, model, color, and plate number of the vehicle by the registration deadline as arrangements must be made. A ¥2,200 parking fee will apply.