Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time: 18:00–19:30 (Registration opens at 17:30)
Venue: Kitahama Partners
Speaker: Damian Hall, President and CEO, Megane no Tanaka
Hosting Committee: Business Programs Committee - Kansai
Member Fee: ¥2,000
Guest Fee: ¥3,000
Registration/Cancellation Deadline: Friday, October 18, 2019
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.
Mie Kitano and Hidehito Katsuma, Co-Chairs
Business Programs Committee - Kansai
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.
Kansai Gold Card applies for this event.