GBQ is pleased to announce that Hiroshi Nemoto has joined the firm as Japanese Business Services Director based in the Columbus office.

With more than 30 years of experience supporting global automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers, especially Japanese manufacturers on North American soil, Hiroshi’s multi-cultural background coupled with his career in engineering, management, sales and business development contribute toward his commitment to empowering growth among cross-border clients. An inventor of four automotive-related U.S. patents, Hiroshi has successfully led global sales initiatives and program launches in support of several Japanese multinational automotive manufacturers, including Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.

Director of Japanese Business Services Akio Seino shared, “We are excited to have Hiroshi join GBQ’s Japanese Business Services team. With decades of experience serving Japanese and American businesses throughout the Midwest, his expertise, coupled with GBQ’s diverse resources, will undoubtedly meet the needs of our Japanese clients and communities.”

“GBQ has an established market presence with Japanese-owned companies,” added Tim Schlotterer, Director of Tax Services. “We are enthusiastic about the opportunity to add Hiroshi as a leader of our Japanese Business Services team where his unique experience and expertise will be invaluable to our clients.”


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