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About Entheos


Entheos is a boutique executive search and headhunting firm primarily focused on senior leadership, mission critical roles such as APAC Managing Directors, Regional Vice Presidents, Country Managers, Head of Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Human Resource, or Finance Directors. We represent a selective client portfolio to include Fortune 500 technology companies, disruptive fast growth tech startups, unicorns, decacorns and support global venture capital firms from US, Singapore, India, Japan and South Korea.

With our business roots entrenched in high-tech driven Japan, Entheos envisions itself to become a leading tech-focused executive search and leadership consulting firm in Asia. We believe our purpose is to change the world for the better through technology by connecting tomorrow's leaders to our clients. 

"Be exceptional and we'll find you" - Gerard R. "Gerry" Roche 

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Initially established in 2008 as OpenMarkets K.K. in Tokyo, we now have consultants and affiliate partners in Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Hong Kong and a representative office in Singapore where we execute senior level retained search and exclusive contingency assignments in these cities as well as Shanghai, Qingdao, Shenzhen, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh, Bangkok and Jakarta.

We understand cross border recruitment in Asia is not only about having access to and finding the right bilingual or trilingual talents but also about appreciating the distinct nuances of different cultures in Asia. Our dedicated team of multilingual professionals  bring over decades of combined headhunting experience in executing key leadership, confidential and mission critical searches across Asia-Pacific and Japan region.

Our Industries of Expertise

In today's ever changing, fast-paced digital world, we align our key initiatives focus into the following sectors:

  • Technology: Enterprise IT solutions, Big Data & Analytics, Cloud, Telecommunication & Mobility, Cybersecurity

  • Manufacturing: Semiconductor, Automotive, Aerospace, Shipbuilding, Healthcare Technology

  • Industrial Automation, Plant Engineering, Power and Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical 

We focus on senior executive level searches to include C-level Executives, Regional Vice-Presidents, Country Manager, Head of Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Human Resource and Finance Directors roles.





At Entheos, our consultants practice a real-time active search methodology built around traditional headhunting techniques. Our clients trust us with our rigid research process, intensive market mapping and ability to execute searches in discretion, and detailed professional approach to source interest from hidden passive profiles, top performers and tomorrow's leaders across Asia-Pacific region.


Over the last decade, we have built a reputation for discretion and proven track record in completing senior management assignments with high hit and fill rate, and approximately 80 percent stick rate over 36 months. 

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We dedicate ourselves to introduce powerful growth leaders to our clients that will lead greater business improvements, increase market share and financial standing through complex market dynamics across Asia. Our passion and motivation to contribute to our clients' success in Asia-Pacific region, both bottom-line and top-line growth is what sets us apart as a preferred search partner. 


WW Chief Information Officer, Automotive parts manufacturer (Singapore)

APAC Regional Sales Director, Global Market Research MNC (Singapore)

Asia Pacific & Japan Vice president, Venture Capital backed Mobility (Singapore)

Asia Pacific & Japan Regional Channel Sales Director, Venture Capital Mobility (Singapore) 

ASEAN Regional Sales Director, Sequoia Capital backed Cloud SaaS (Singapore)   

China Country Manager / Head of Sales, Automotive Engineering Software MNC (Shanghai)

Customer Success Manager, Sequoia Capital backed BI Analytics (Seoul, Korea) 

Country Manager and Sales Vice President, Sequoia Capital backed Mobile Ad Tech (Seoul, Korea)

Head Of Sales, European Factory Automation MNC (Japan)

Regional Head of Japan & Korea, Global Telecom Infrastructure Equipment (Japan)

Managing Director, Global Digital Advertising Platform (Japan)

Country Manager, European Precision Manufacturer (Japan)

Country Manager, US Enterprise Software (Japan)

Country Manager, Industrial Engineering Systems (Japan)

Country Manager, Global Industrial Automation Japan (Japan)

  General Manager Healthcare, CEO Successor planning (Japan)

Country Manager, Global Top IT Consulting firm (Japan)

Sales Director, Global US Industrial Automation Conglomerate (Japan)

  Senior Sales Director, Global Oil & Gas Midstream Software (Japan)

  Head of Sales, Global Automotive Design Software (Japan)

Sales Director, US Semiconductor Discrete (Japan)

Regional Sales Director, European Industrial Automation (Japan)

Senior Sales Manager, Siemens Energy Turbine Power (Japan)

Business Development Director, European Semiconductor CMOS (Japan)

Senior Business Development Director, Microsoft Corporation (Japan)

 Japan Chief Engineer, US Semiconductor firm(Japan)
Chief Engineer, Global Automotive supplier (Japan)

  Customer Quality Manager, US Semiconductor Discrete (Japan)
  Customer Service Director, US Semiconductor (Japan)

 Automotive infotainment Expert, Global Automotive supplier (Japan)

Application Architect Evangelist/ Advisor, Global IT Consulting Firm (Japan)

Financial Controller, US Semiconductor Test & Measurement (Japan)
Chief Financial Officer, European Industrial Automation (Japan)

Country Head of HR, Global Industrial Automation Conglomerate (Japan)

Country HR Director, US Enterprise Software (Japan)

  Country HR Partner, US Semiconductor discrete (Japan)

Country HR General Manager, Volkswagen Financial Services AG (Japan)

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"Simple can be harder than complex: you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.  

But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains" - Steve Jobs

For over a decade, Entheos has remained a client-centric search firm that delivers 100 percent commitment serving our long-term clients. We understand 80 percent of our business comes from 20 percent of our recurring clients and our approach allows us to execute mission critical assignments with higher integrity, less red tape and off-limits to deliver a more conscience-based ethical sourcing process to our clients.


Our results, testimonials and customer intimacy over the years have helped to build our reputation of trust, integrity and reliability to give clients' confidence to retain us over the years for mission critical leadership searches. ​

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Entheos is committed to social and corporate responsibility where we pledge to contribute a humble percentage of our annual net profit to the communities we support. We embrace the importance of taking action and giving back to the communities in which we live and work and our employees are the most important contributors to this process.  



Mercy Relief Singapore

Red Cross Japan

1000 Enterprises for Children in Need Singapore

Entheos Ventures (Impact Investment/ Women's Empowerment) 

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Japan & Singapore

1000 Enterprises for Children-in-Need initiative, Singapore (ceased in 2016)

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Contact Us

Singapore Office

20 Collyer Quay, Level 23, Singapore 049319

Executive Select License: 11S4084



108-0072, Tokyo, Minato-ku, Shirokane 1-29-13, #201

License No:13-ユ-305467

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