Arthur D. Little promotes Yu Hamada to partner in Tokyo office

10 October 2022 1 min. read
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Global strategy and management consultancy Arthur D. Little has appointed a new partner in Tokyo: Yu Hamada.

Yu Hamada has been with Arthur D. Little since 2020, having previously worked for Deloitte Consulting for over a decade. Before that, Hamade spent six years with another consultancy.  

A member of Arthur D. Little’s Automotive & Manufacturing industry group, Hamada specialises in topics including corporate strategy, growth acceleration, new business creation and execution, and organisation transformation.

Yu Hamada, Partner, ADL

In his work with clients, Hamada is also passionate about industry-convergent themes – including topic such as mobility, public and social infrastructure, public services, and smart cities.

Hamada, who holds a bachelor’s degree (in Informatics and Mathematical Science) from Kyoto University, becomes Arthur D. Little’s tenth partner in Tokyo. The Japanese business is led by Hiroto Suzuki, who also is the firm’s global leader of the Automotive & Manufacturing practice.

Commenting on the partner appointment, Arthur D. Little’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ignacio Garcia Alves said: “We pride ourselves on employing and nurturing talented people who like to think outside of the box and embrace innovation at every turn. I warmly congratulate Yu on his promotion, and wish him every success as he embarks on his new role in our firm.”

Earlier this year in Asia, Arthur D. Little promoted Mitsuhiro Henry Umebayashi to partner in Singapore.