About Entheos


Entheos is a boutique headhunting firm focus on senior leadership, mission critical roles such as 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. 

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. 





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. 

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




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. 


Japan Country Manager, US Enterprise Software

 Japan Customer Quality Manager, US Semiconductor Discrete

Head of Japan & Korea, Global Telecom Infrastructure Equipment

Japan Country Head of HR, Global Industrial Automation Conglomerate

Senior Business Development Director, Microsoft Japan Corporation

 Japan Customer Service Director, US Semiconductor

Japan Sales Director, US Semiconductor Discrete

HR General Manager, UK Automotive firm

Regional Sales Director, European Industrial Automation

 Japan Chief Engineer, US Semiconductor firm

Japan Business Development Director, European Semiconductor CMOS

Japan Senior Sales Manager, Global Energy Turbine Power

Japan Financial Controller, US Semiconductor Test & Measurement 

 Japan General Manager Healthcare, CEO Successor planning

 Country HR Director, US Enterprise Software   

 Japan Head of Sales, Global Automotive Design Software

 Country HR Partner, US Semiconductor discrete   

China Country Manager, Head of Sales, Engineering Software MNC

Chief Financial Officer, European Industrial Automation 

WW Chief Information Officer, Automotive (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)  

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

 Automotive infotainment Expert, Global Automotive supplier, Japan

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

 Japan Senior Sales Director, Global Oil & Gas Midstream Software

 Asia Pacific Sales Director, Global Market Research

Japan Country Manager, Global Top IT Consulting firm

Japan Sales Director, Global US Industrial Automation Conglomerate

Application Architect Evangelist/ Advisor, Global IT Consulting Firm
Japan Country Manager, Industrial Engineering Software (UK)

Japan Country Manager, Industrial Automation (US)

Chief Engineer, Global Automotive supplier (Japan)



Entheos is a truly client centric search partner that delivers 100 percent commitment serving our clients. We understand that 80 percent of our business comes from 20 percent of our clients and our "think smaller" approach advocates us to execute our searches with higher integrity, less red tape and "off-limits" and delivers a more conscience-based and ethical sourcing solutions to our clients.


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



Entheos is committed to social and corporate responsibility where we pledge to contribute a 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)

Borderless Headhunting


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 assignments and exclusive contingency searches in these cities as well as Shanghai, Beijing, Qingdao, Shenzhen, South Korea, 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 executive search professionals  bring over 30 years of combined headhunting experience in executing key leadership, confidential and mission critical searches across Asia-Pacific region.

Our Offices


9 Battery Road, #16-118, Singapore 049910
Executive Select License: 11S4084

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

License No:13-ユ-305467

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