OPENS TOKYO OFFICE
LITTLE FALLS, NJ, October 28, 2003 - As part of its initiative
for organizational growth, Kline & Company, Inc. (www.klinegroup.com),
a leading international business consulting firm headquartered in Little
Falls, NJ, has opened a new office in Tokyo.
The firm has tapped Yukihiko Adachi
to serve as manager of Kline Japan Ltd. Hiroshi Emisawa will oversee marketing
and business development activities for the Tokyo operation as marketing
(Opening the new office) was
the next natural step in our efforts to better serve our growing client
base in Japan and the rest of Asia, said Joe Tarantola, president
of Kline & Company. Kline has been assisting clients in Japan
since 1974, and the new office will enhance our ability to help these
clients execute their global business strategies.
Asia is clearly a growth market for
many of the industries that we provide our services to, and having experienced,
full-time staff on the ground there is key to our long-term business plans
in the region, Tarantola added.
To celebrate the opening, a reception was
held at the ANA Hotel in Akasaka, Tokyo, on October 7. More than 50 representatives
from Klines biggest clients in the chemicals industry were in attendance.
In addressing the attendees, Adachi said
that The large number of guests from major chemical companies attests
to the many valuable business relationships weve been able to cultivate
in Japan. We are excited to be able to serve these companies more directly
from our office in Tokyo.
Established in 1959, Kline & Company, Inc. (www.klinegroup.com)
is an international business and management consulting firm serving industry-leading
clients worldwide in the agrichemicals/biotech, chemicals and materials,
life sciences, consumer products, and petroleum and energy industry sectors.
The firm is headquartered in Little Falls, NJ, and has offices in Brussels,
São Paolo, Shanghai, Singapore, and Tokyo.
For more information on Kline & Company
or the services it offers, contact
at 1-800-290-5214. In Japan, contact
at +81-3 5532-7279.