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Takehito Sumikawa

Partner, Tokyo
Leads strategic, operational, and organizational transformations for Japanese, Asian, and global companies and institutions in the manufacturing, infrastructure, and public sectors

About Takehito

Takehito leads our Aerospace and Defense, Automotive and Assembly, Travel, Transport and Logistics, and Public Sector practices in Japan. He has deep experience in strategy, product development, procurement, and CAPEX management and helps companies and institutions transform their organizations to achieve sustainable growth.

Takehito’s work includes supporting major Japanese manufacturers (automotive OEM, industrial equipment, and construction equipment companies) expanding overseas with designing and implementing projects to build product development capabilities and improve large-scale operations. He has also led design and implementation of mid- and long-term organizational capability building and operations improvement activities for companies in the travel, transportation, and logistics industries. He also guides public sector entities (such as national government ministries and regional organizations) in problem-solving across a spectrum of topics, including productivity enhancement and industrial development.


IE business school

University of Tokyo
BA in Law