Antonio DiCristo PresidentWhile in New York, Antonio worked for a short time in the business development division of a healthcare company, helping him become a recruiter in the pharmaceutical industry. Display more »While in New York, Antonio worked for a short time in the business development division of a healthcare company, helping him become a recruiter in the pharmaceutical industry.
Since 2004, he has been focused on consultancy in the pharmaceutical industry, having helped the careers of many of the top healthcare professionals in the Japanese market.
Patrick McWilliams PartnerWith more than 10 years of executive search experience in Japan, Patrick focuses on key roles in clinical development and medical affairs, as well as commercial strategy and marketing excellence.
Darren Chee ManagerDarren started his career in Investment Banking, before moving to Healthcare Recruitment in 2013. He focuses mainly on Clinical Development and Medical Affairs projects, and certain aspects of commercial function. Darren joined PAL in 2017 as a Manager in the Healthcare team. His client coverage includes mid to large cap Global Biopharma companies located in Japan.
Brady Richardson Senior ConsultantBrady moved to Japan in 2007 after graduating from Indiana University. He began his recruitment career in 2009 and joined PAL in 2012. Currently he is a senior consultant for the medical device industry.
Jeffrey White Senior ConsultantJeffrey specializes in the R&D side of pharma with deep industry knowledge of Clinical Development and Medical Affairs in Japan. His goal is always to provide expert guidance with honesty and integrity while working diligently to negotiate a win-win. His keen sense for the trends and flow of the recruiting market enable him to provide custom-tailored hiring strategies to meet the needs of global pharma clients. Display more »Jeffrey specializes in the R&D side of pharma with deep industry knowledge of Clinical Development and Medical Affairs in Japan. His goal is always to provide expert guidance with honesty and integrity while working diligently to negotiate a win-win. His keen sense for the trends and flow of the recruiting market enable him to provide custom-tailored hiring strategies to meet the needs of global pharma clients.
Prior to recruiting Jeffrey had a successful career in Real Estate sales in Los Angeles, CA. He is also an accomplished musician having performed cello professionally, most notably with the Los Angeles Opera, Santa Barbara Symphony, and at Carnegie Hall in New York.
Isarin Ken Furutani Associate ConsultantKen is a half Thai-Japanese who grew up in Thailand. He graduated from a Japanese university with a bachelor's degree in International Relations. He worked in sales for a Japanese company for a year and joined PAL as a researcher in July 2016. He is currently working as an associate consultant supporting the commercial side of the healthcare business.
Eriko Kajimoto Associate ConsultantEriko worked for seven years for the hospitality and logistics/trading industry in her home prefecture of Wakayama. Afterwards, due to her love of traveling, she moved to Australia to study tourism and gained work experience as a travel agent in Melbourne. She came back to Japan in 2012 and after one year working at a global travel agency in Tokyo, she changed her career path into the recruiting industry. Since then she has been assisting many professionals in growing their careers.
Christopher Yates PartnerChristopher is a skilled negotiator with extensive experience recruiting for the Japanese IT market. As a partner, he has been instrumental in building a highly motivated team and performance-based culture. Born and raised in Canada, Christopher holds a bachelor's degree in law from Carleton University.
Derek Turkat PartnerHaving previously worked in sales, Derek moved to South Korea and taught English for three and a half years. He moved to Japan and began working at PAL as a senior consultant on the enterprise information technology team. Derek is a great team player who also manages and trains younger staff members.
Glendon Brewster ManagerOriginally from East Canada, Glendon has been a tech recruiter in Tokyo since 2005 and offers candidates and clients a wealth of knowledge in the local market here in Japan. He focuses on senior level sales and presales positions in the areas of infrastructure, cloud solutions, enterprise software and advertising technology.
Yoshimitsu Shinjo Senior ConsultantWith the dream of participating in Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers, Yoshimitsu came to Tokyo from his native Okinawa. In his first company, he was involved in projects focusing on communications infrastructure in Africa, the Middle East, Near East, and Southeast Asia. Display more »With the dream of participating in Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers, Yoshimitsu came to Tokyo from his native Okinawa. In his first company, he was involved in projects focusing on communications infrastructure in Africa, the Middle East, Near East, and Southeast Asia.
At the age of 32, Yoshimitsu moved to a foreign-based company where he could make use of his global experience and language skills. After working at GE, Nortel, EMC, Symantec, Lenovo, and other well-known companies, he joined PAL in 2010 as a consultant. He is now a successful senior consultant in the IT division.
Anthony Beasley Senior ConsultantOriginally from Orlando, Florida, Anthony studied International Business and Marketing at De Montfort University in the UK. After graduating, he worked as a business consultant and also started a business in his early 20's. Display more »Originally from Orlando, Florida, Anthony studied International Business and Marketing at De Montfort University in the UK. After graduating, he worked as a business consultant and also started a business in his early 20's.
Having over 12+ years of IT Recruitment experience in Tokyo, he joined PAL as specialist for IT, Web, Telecom, and Internal IT recruitment. Previously, Anthony was working with top fortune 500 recruitment companies, and has experience launching new recruitment companies as start-up member.
Junya Kishino ConsultantBorn in Hiroshima, Junya studied psychology at Sophia University. After graduating, he joined a PR recruitment company where he gained experience in recruitment consultation, development of recruitment tools, and HR recruiting. He also worked for a Japanese IT startup, where he developed his skills as a sales manager. In 2013, Junya joined PAL and currently provides services for foreign-capitalized IT vendors and broadcasting equipment vendors, as well as large web and mobile services.
David Haupt Associate ConsultantBorn and raised in Germany, David majored in Japanese studies at university. He covers the whole enterprise technology market, with a specific focus on cloud services, enterprise software, analytics, and cybersecurity, and uses his language skills and understanding of the IT industry to satisfy client and candidate needs.
Patrick Reilly Associate ConsultantPatrick was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, and studied Business Administration at the University of Toronto. Since 2016, he has been living in Japan and working in PAL's IT Gaishikei division where he focuses on the B to B enterprise technology sector. His clients specialise in cloud services, enterprise software, big data analytics and cyber security. Formerly, he taught English in South Korea for a year before coming to Japan in 2016. He believes it is a privilege to work alongside PAL’s exceptional team and to help candidates progress their careers.
Jonny Webber Associate ConsultantJonny was born and raised in Yokohama, Japan until 13 years old, then moved to British Columbia, Canada. Upon completing his Bachelor's Degree in Business, he joined one of Canada's Mega Banks working as a Financial Advisor. After working in a bank for 3 years, he decided to return to Japan and joined PAL as an IT Recruiter utilizing his bilingual skills to help professionals achieve their career goals.
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Sam Gilbert PartnerWith 14 years of experience in front office recruitment for major investment banks in Asia, Sam has originated and completed senior-level searches in Singapore and Hong Kong, as well as Japan. As he speaks Japanese, Japan has always been a strong focus for Sam.