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Yoshihiro Kagiya

Partner, Tokyo

Brings deep experience in leading performance improvements in manufacturing and logistics industries through comprehensive digital transformations with extensive knowledge in manufacturing and supply-chain functions


Yoshihiro is a partner in McKinsey’s Tokyo office and the leader of the firm’s digital transformation work in Japan, mainly serving manufacturing and logistics companies. He also leads McKinsey’s manufacturing and supply-chain efforts in Japan and has extensive knowledge in the automotive-and-assembly, advanced-electronics, and logistics industries.

Yoshihiro is passionate about supporting the revitalization and digitalization of Japanese enterprises. This is especially relevant in organizational transformation and tech-enabled operation transformations, to increase institutional capability and achieve operational excellence while establishing long-lasting competitive advantages.

His recent engagements include the following:

  • designing and delivering a multiyear transformation journey for an advanced-electronics company to boost operational productivity, utilizing traditional and digital solutions
  • developing a supply-chain renewal strategy for an automotive-and-assembly group to increase supply-chain resilience while minimizing cost
  • helping a logistics company accelerate its growth through operational optimization and sales enhancement


Nomura Research Institute


The University of Tokyo
BA, business management