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Mayumi Yamamoto

Consumer Goods and Services

Role at RSR Partners

Mayumi Yamamoto is a Senior Associate of the Tokyo office at RSR Partners.  Her focuses are on the consumer products, retail and healthcare (pharmaceuticals, medical devices and OTC) practices. She specializes in marketing, sales, research and development, finance, operations, and general management in the C-suite.

Experience and Expertise 

Mayumi has spent 13 years in executive search and has helped many companies to hire top talent.  Her background encompasses the successful placements of executive talent within Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Chemical, Nutritional and Consumer product industry segments.  Mayumi leverages her broad-based global business experience to satisfy our clients’ search requirements. 

Prior to joining RSR Partners, she spent twelve years as a Recruiting Director at global boutique retainer search firms, mainly focusing on the Life Sciences industry.   She has successfully completed searches across senior management functions; including President, COO, CFO, Human Resources, Business Unit Directors as well as Senior Directors of Fortune 500 global companies as well as mid to small size companies.   

She started her business career in a Sales/Sales Manager role in the consumer products industry in Japan where she worked for eight years.  Then she moved to the United States and started her career in recruiting at PASONA North America, one of the largest Japanese recruiting companies, based in California. Her clients included Japanese companies of all industries in the U.S.  Her experience recruiting in the U.S. and Japan for both Japanese companies and multinational corporations has helped Mayumi to understand each client’s needs.

Outside RSR Partners

Mayumi was born and raised in Japan.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Yamaguchi University.