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Taro Ogai

Managing Director, Investments, Asia Pacific at Willis Towers Watson


Taro Ogai, based in Tokyo, oversees the overall Investments business in the Asia Pacific region at Willis Towers Watson. Prior to this current role, Taro was the Head of Specialist Solutions for Japan where he led sales and marketing of the Solutions business within Investments. Taro has over 31 years of industry experience. From 2013 to 2016, Taro was the Managing Director of the company’s Japan office with over 120 colleagues. He led office-wide sales and marketing efforts to develop global relationships with large Japanese multinational corporations and profitably grow the local business. Between 2003 and 2013, Taro was the Head of Investment Consulting, Japan. Taro advises clients on a wide range of issues including: mission & governance, risk management, spending the risk budget, portfolio construction and monitoring. Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson, Taro worked in McKinsey as a consultant as well as a chief trader in the Industrial Bank of Japan.

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