Thinking of value from a long-term perspective, drives true value creation.

Hidekazu Umemura

EY Japan Managing Partner – Strategy and Transactions, Representative Director, EY Strategy and Consulting Co., Ltd.

Strategy and Transactions Leader for Japan

Hide is responsible for leading the entire Strategy and Transactions (SaT) practice in Japan.

Leveraging his experience as a sell-side analyst at a securities firm, Hide joined EY Japan in 1998 where he was initially mainly engaged in finance projects. He later joined the Corporate Finance group of Transaction Advisory Services the former service line of SaT at EY Japan, and he has conducted valuations of businesses, investments, bonds, and technology in numerous industries of differing sizes and at varying stages of growth.

Hide has been our Valuation, Modeling & Economics Leader in Japan for nine years since 2011. He takes office as the Japan SaT Leader from 1 July 2020.

Certified Member Analyst of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan

Building a better working world

“Agile professional collaboration leads to dynamic problem solving that simply can’t be realizing by one person alone. To this end, I believe it’s essential that we create an organization where people from various fields compete, learn, and foster genuine respect for one another as professionals. I will strive to establish an organization in which people are encouraged to not only expand their technological skills and professional insights but also enhance “human excellence” so they can inspire others and achieve personal growth. By creating such an appealing organization, we will contribute to building a better working world.”

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