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Michael Huberts Joins NGS Global's Tokyo Office

NGS Global Augments Life Sciences and Healthcare Practice


San Francisco, CA, July 16, 2018NGS Global LLC, a global executive search firm, announces today the addition of Michael Huberts, who joins the Tokyo office as Managing Partner. Mr. Huberts brings 13 years of search experience in the life sciences and healthcare sectors.

Mr. Huberts has a strong track record of success conducting senior leadership and Board level assignments for many of the world`s leading healthcare and biotech companies entering the Japan market. Prior to NGS Global, Mr. Huberts was Managing Partner of a leading Japanese healthcare recruitment firm where he established and led its Retained Executive Search practice. In addition to his work in Japan, Mr. Huberts spent several years in the United Kingdom (UK) working for one of Europe`s largest executive search firm predominately focused on Life Sciences.

Mr. Huberts spent his earlier career in investor relations and corporate advisory, during which time he consulted for leading UK Private Equity, Asset Management and FTSE 250 company’s financial reporting, capital raising and crisis management issues.

“I’m delighted to be joining NGS Global and have been thoroughly impressed with the overall experience and capabilities of the team both globally and in the region. I’m really excited to partner with colleagues across APAC and providing broader regional Executive Search support to our global and Japanese clients,” said Mr. Huberts upon his appointment.

“Mr. Huberts experience providing best-practice search and advisory services to leading global firms, matched with a deep local and cultural understanding, makes him unique in the Japanese executive search market and to NGS Global,” said George Johnson, Managing Partner-Japan. Additionally, Jonathan Falconer, Managing Partner-Japan noted “We’ve known Mr. Huberts professionally for well over 10 years and he has consistently been viewed as one of a handful of top life sciences executive search consultants in the Japan market. His background, coupled with the experience Mr. Johnson and I hold, ensures we have a near complete vertical industry coverage for search assignments in Japan.”

Mr. Huberts holds an MBA from the University of Oxford, Said Business School and a Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University in Australia. In addition to his native English, he is fluent in Japanese.

About NGS Global

With offices across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa, NGS Global provides the extensive resources of major global executive search firms along with high-touch service, accelerated completion cycles and superior candidate access made possible by a mid-sized global platform without external shareholders. Through our commitment to industry expertise, cultural knowledge, and partner-led search execution, we deliver exceptional value to our clients.

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