Hirofumi (Happy) FUKUSHIGE
President & CEO
Hirofumi founded his first company in Saudi Arabia in 1979 and having lived there for 8 years. After returning to Japan, he executed a number of marketing projects with University of Iowa and Arizona University. In 1999, he established I&D, his third venture. I&D has successfully completed over a thousand B2B marketing projects for clients around the world.
Hirofumi's competitive spirit, passion and care for people can be seen not only in his approach in leading I&D but also in the corporate social responsibility that is rooted in the company's business model.
Hirofumi earned his MBA from Tama Graduate School of Business. He is a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Kagoshima College and holds a graduate degree in Liberal Art from Nihon University, Japan.
Senior Manager, Client Solution Dept.
Hayahiko brings to I&D his 11 years of expertise in sales and promotions such as exhibitions & seminars, plus technical know-how of entry into Japanese and overseas markets.
Prior to I&D, he served in a training & education B2B company where he was responsible for a wide range of functions including sales, promotions, marketing for new business development and establishing strong relationships with existing and new customers.
In this role, he ensured effective cooperation between sales and marketing departments, encouraging information sharing and management.
He has also been associated with a communication B2B Company where he engaged in a broad range of sales activities including launch of an inbound market project for foreigners visiting Japan and opening of new and agency business overseas.
Hayahiko is a graduate in 2000 from Ritsumeikan University, Japan.
Manager, Client Solution Dept.
Miyuki has earlier worked with several global B2B companies leading marketing, PR and promotions. At I&D, she is responsible for domestic market research for customers products & services, supporting their B2B marketing strategy and generating quality leads via phone calls, emails and actual visits. She is also leading the creation of promotional plans and tools.
Miyuki is a graduate in 2001 from the University of California, Berkeley.