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Yoshihiro Kanemitsu


Supports large-scale transformations in Japanese and global institutions with a focus on capability building and governance change across multiple industries

Yoshihiro is one of the founding members of our McKinsey Transformation Practice in Japan. He helps clients design and drive transformation programs in the advanced industries, financial services, and retail sectors.

Yoshihiro is passionate about helping client members grow through transformation experience, delivering McKinsey’s proprietary capability building programs to thousands of employees.

Examples of Yoshihiro’s recent work include the following:

  • supporting a distressed B2C service company to realize an immediate cost reduction while identifying areas for growth
  • driving efficiency improvement at a financial institution with an emphasis on building a new cost controlling capability
  • helping a multi-layered transformation governance in a global company transformation program
  • leading a company-wide global transformation with an advanced industry company to completely change the business model

Yoshihiro brings global transformation expertise from his global mobility experience, having supported transformation programs in Europe and Oceania.

He is the leader for Growth, Marketing & Sales practice in Japan, focusing on growth transformation especially in consumer sector.


University of Tokyo