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Hashi Consulting Company Overview

Hashi Healthcare, Innovation and Management Consulting is a specialized consulting company located in Tokyo with global partners in France, Sweden, the US, Australia, and Israel. We leverage the expertise and years of experience of Dr. Jean-Chretien Norreel to respond to the various needs of our clients. Will it be for analyzing the potential of their products or services in Japan, entering new markets, improving their operations or strategy, or detecting the innovations that will let your company always stay ahead of your competitors. Hashi Consulting specializes in providing you the best possible advice on how to be successful in Japan.


Dr. Jean-Chrétien Norreel, Ph.D., MBA, is a Frenchman who has worked as a Neuroscience Researcher at the renowned French Research Center (CNRS). He specialized in neurodegenerative diseases and traumas. He founded the first Biotechnology company devoted to controlling cell mobility. His researches have been published in prestigious Scientific Publications such as Nature, Brain, and The Journal of Neurosciences. He has also been in charge of the Innovation Investment Strategy for Photo-Me International Plc. He managed companies in seven different countries and specializes in Asian Markets.

As a Japanese born citizen, Kazumi Taguchi studied both in Japan and in the United States, where she graduated from Santa-Monica College with a major in Marketing. Kazumi held several senior positions with Toyota being in charge of Marketing, PR, and public events. Her knowledge of both the Western countries and Japan makes her a specialist in Market Analysis and Market Entry strategies. At Hashi Consulting, Kazumi is Vice-President in charge of market analysis and of managing the relationships with potential partners and distributors.

Our partners

Laurent Decuignière is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of FConnex AB. Hashi Consulting partners with FConnex for International Sales Development Projects in Nordic and EMEA markets. Laurent is an expert in International Sales, Marketing and Financing. He started his career in banking, working for one of the leading US Global Bank. FConnex is based in Sweden and assists companies in gaining a foothold in their local or international markets. Fconnex is also consulting companies in sourcing investment funds, refining their strategy, and optimizing sales & marketing efforts. Laurent can be contacted directly at ld@hashi.biz or +46 70 630 1781.

Dimitri Pimbert, Doctor of Pharmacy, MBA has over 18 years of pharmaceutical sales operations and distribution experience. He has held positions as head of sales, head of BD at country cluster or APAC level, for large international companies such as DKSH or CSL APAC, and also lead the development of start-ups in Singapore. He has co-founded consulting and animal health companies. Specializing in business development for healthcare companies in Asia, Dimitri advises Hashi Consulting on international expansion. He can be contacted at dimitri.pimbert@kinani.com.sg

Olivier Gimpel has over 30 years of retail and distribution experience. He has held positions as Managing Director, COO, CMO in large international companies such as Kering or Otto Group and also lead the development of SME’s in a few countries around the globe. He has co-founded a couple of digital start-ups and invested in several others whilst continuing an operational career. Specializing in business development, Oliver advises Hashi Consulting on international expansion. He can be contacted at gimpels@btinternet.com.

Hashi Consulting continues to grow every day. Thanks to the confidence our clients have in us. We are your partner of choice to analyze, innovate and enter the Japanese market.

Our mission

  • Innovate and always stay ahead of your competitors
  • Enter the Japanese market
  • Optimize your operation
  • Think outside of the box to achieve success
  • Cut expenses without sacrificing quality
  • Localize your products to fit the Japanese market
  • Coach you in your International Growth

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