Chikako Uchino


Senior Manager

Sales & Marketing

Specializing in luxury brands, cosmetics, and the direct selling market, Chikako uses her extensive business network and experience within the recruitment industry to successfully match candidates to clients. She has been with Specialized Group since 2010.

Chikako’s bilingual and bicultural background, as well as experience in internationally oriented workplaces, help her understand both Japanese and foreign firms’ needs. Born in Japan but raised in the US for years, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Upon returning to Japan, she was hired into a major Japanese real estate firm, where she mainly handled expat clients. Afterwards, she worked for more than eight years in the serviced offices industry, handling multinational firms as a Senior Sales and Operations Manager.

To speak to Chikako about the Sales and Marketing sector, or for assistance with a new opportunity, contact her today.

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I am in charge of placing specialists to C-level candidates at top direct selling companies. In Japan, the industry, which is worth over US$8 billion, brings opportunities for a generation that demands flexibility in their working style. My expertise is building long-term relationships with clients and candidates. By understanding their exact needs, I can find a perfect match for both.

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