Chairman & CEO
Navigos Group Vietnam JSC
Mr. Gaku Echizenya’s history of success with well-known global HR companies highlights his suitability for Vietnam, where he sees tremendous potential for growth. He started his career being in charge of the Tokyo branch of the world’s largest HR company with successful track records. He then grew an HR startup in Japan from 10 people to a team of 2,000 today. In total, Echizenya has 20 years in the HR industry and perfectly understands the hiring needs of companies and how to best serve them and the job seekers.
Managing Director of Navigos Search
Joined Navigos Search in 2014 as South Regional Director, Phuong Mai had led and developed Navigos Search team in Ho Chi Minh City to regain its leading position in Vietnam’s Southern market. Given her success and leadership, Phuong Mai has then received a new assignment to lead Navigos Search nation-wide in the role of its Managing Director since January 2017.
Mai has tracked record with over 20 years of success in strategic HR Management, corporate governance and business development. She had been trained under an MNC’s management trainee program in the early stage of her career, and also received her Executive MBA degree from University of Hawai’i. She is now a member of two international professional bodies - The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and International Coach Federation (ICF).
Chairman & CEO