Japanese major daily business newspaper "Nikkei Sangyo" reports AIMS International Japan´s foundation

HA Group, a recruiting services company (Minato-ku, Tokyo. President: Akihiko Watanabe), will start a global executive level search business.

HA Group launched a fully owned subsidiary and joined a network owned by a global recruiting services group, AIMS International (HQ: Vienna, Austria).   Preparing to receive increasing orders from Japanese companies to find talented personnel who can base at their overseas offices.

AIMS International Japan has just been established and is planning to start business from December with five consultants.

By utilizing AIMS’s information from more than 50 countries, about 90 offices world wide, they will introduce executive class personnel who can work at overseas bases, mainly for Japanese companies such as in Asia.  They are targeting 200 million yen (2 Mio €) sales for the first year.

HA Group’s main business has been recruiting above management class, operated by one of their group company called Human Associates, President, Watanabe and their focus has been for those who work within Japan locally.

Businesses for search industry dropped almost half after Lehman shock, autumn in 2008, and has been slowly recovering, however, President, Watanabe  says ” still remaining at 60-70%“ There is an increasing demand from existing clients for their needs in overseas, thus develop into a new field.