Event Events for Students October 18, 2021 Monday

November 1, 2021 Special Lecture “Leadership Selection & Development” Major Findings from 1000 CEO survey by Egon Zehnder

Date:November 01, 2021 Monday 18:30 〜 20:00


【Event Number】

This event is subject to the point system.
Please send the brief report to tomoki[at] (replace [at] with @) including the following:
(1) The summary of the presentation, and (2) Your thoughts on the presentation.

● Outline
Egon Zehnder is a global premier leadership advisory firm, operating in 40 countries to support top leaders(namely CEO’s/Board’s)of large corporates with solutions such as leadership assessment/development, executive search, board consulting etc. As Managing Partner of Tokyo office and global executive committee member, Mr Maruyama will share the findings from the Egon Zehnder’s work, including the recent “Global CEO survey”, which collected responses from ~1,000 CEO’s on their leadership challenges. He will also share the insights from his own hands-on experience of supporting CEO’s of top companies in various sectors through assessment, coaching, and consulting, so that the participants can learn the essence of leadership in the corporate sector of today. The session will be the combination of a lecture and workshop, i.e. the participants will not only gain additional knowledge, but also get a chance to upgrade their leadership with some practical tools used for CEO’s.

● Speaker
Yasushi Maruyama (Egon Zehnder, Head of Tokyo Office)

● About speaker
Yasushi Maruyama, Egon Zehnder’s office leader in Tokyo and a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee, leads Industrial Practice in Japan and is active in the firm’s Leadership Advisory Practice. Yasushi provides a full range of services including executive and board search, leadership consulting, management appraisals, and leadership development support for executives, leveraging cutting-edge psychological methodologies. Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Yasushi was an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company where he worked with multinational companies across Japan, Europe, Africa, and Australia on senior management issues such as corporate turn-around, cross-border M&A, and organizational transformation. Yasushi earned BS and MS degrees in Computer Science at University of Tokyo, and an MBA with distinction from INSEAD in Singapore. Yasushi periodically provides career education seminars and lectures for university, high school, and junior high school students in Japan.

Online (Zoom)

【Eligible Person】
Students of GSM


【The faculty members in charge】
Professor Tomoki SEKIGUCHI

Participation fee

Please register for the Zoom meeting from here:

Professor Tomoki Sekiguchi, Graduate School of Management
tomoki[at] (replace [at] with @)