The Procter & Gamble Company
Hatsunori Kiriyama is President of the Asia region for the Procter & Gamble Company. With retail presence across 14 markets in Asia, including some of the world’s fastest growing economies like China, India and Indonesia, P&G Asia is a $14 Billion Dollar business, accounting for 18% of the company’s global revenues.
Hatsunori Kiriyama joined P&G in 1985 upon graduation from Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan with a bachelor’s degree in commerce. He built his career in P&G’s Customer Business Development organization where he held several positions including Tokyo Branch Manager and Customer Business Development Manager for Korea and Japan.
In 2005, he relocated to the United States to lead P&G’s Global Skin Care Business as General Manager and in 2006 was promoted to Vice President of P&G’s Global Skin Care business. He later relocated to Singapore to head P&G’s Global Prestige Skin Care business—SK-II. SK-II has since grown to become a global billion dollar brand and is now the #1 Prestige Skincare brand in Asia. In 2007, he assumed the office of President and Representative Director of P&G Japan and he successfully led the Japan organization for 5 years.
Hatsunori Kiriyama is recognized for being a passionate advocate of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. He has actively championed diversity in Japan through many public address speeches and sits on the board of “The Career and Child Care Counseling Center”—a non-profit organization that P&G has established to support career advancement for Japanese women. Under his leadership, P&G Japan has been ranked among the top two companies in Japan where women can play an active part in by Nikkei Woman—a leading women’s career and lifestyle publication in Japan.