WPIC Appoints E-commerce Veteran Yasuhiro Koma as Head of Japan
WPIC Marketing + Technologies is pleased to announce that Yasuhiro Koma has joined the world’s leading APAC e-commerce consultancy as head of Japan operations. A member of the firm’s executive leadership team, Yasuhiro oversees e-commerce operations for the organization’s growing client roster in the Japanese market and will work out of WPIC’s office in Osaka.
“As the Japanese market grows in importance for WPIC and our clients, I am pleased to welcome Yasuhiro Koma to our team,” says Jacob Cooke, Co-founder and CEO of WPIC Marketing + Technologies. “His experience driving brand growth in the Japanese market, as well as his entrepreneurial approach will be a valuable asset to both our business and that of our clients across the world.”
“I am thrilled to be a part of the growing team at WPIC,” says Yasuhiro Koma, Managing Director, Japan Operations at WPIC Marketing + Technologies. “With a client-focused approach to operations and unparalleled technologies across the APAC region, I’m excited to lead our Japanese offices and help drive strong results for brands in the market.”
Yasuhiro earned a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Kokugakuin University in Tokyo in 2011 and subsequently began a career at a Japanese trading company. In 2017, he received an MBA from the University of the Philippines, in Manila.
Upon completion of his second degree, he worked at Helios Holdings Co., Ltd. and oversaw procurement of foreign products, product localization and Japanese marketing campaigns.
Yasuhiro has experience as a buyer, marketer and an importer of wholesale goods in Japan and is an entrepreneur, having founded multiple businesses, including an online service that helps APAC-based businesses launch in the Japanese market.
WPIC Marketing + Technologies drives online revenue for global brands in China and Japan through data, analytics, e-commerce solutions, essential support services, and more. With over 15 years of Western management and Chinese and Japanese operations in digital and IT sectors, WPIC has successfully deployed and grown over 400 brands in Asia and has global reach across China, Japan, Asia Pacific, North America and Europe.