Wataru Yamaguchi joined Integral Corporation in January 2017. Prior to joining Integral, he worked at Yohji Yamamoto Inc. from 2012, a portfolio company of Integral, where he supported the business turnaround of the company as an operating officer in charge of management division. His responsibility included improvement of operational control, enhancement of budget control and closing processes, implementation of personnel evaluation system reform.
Prior to Yohji Yamamoto, he was mainly involved in statutory auditing, development and improvement support of internal control and closing processes for clients in industries such as retail, manufacturing, and financial institutions at Ernst & Young Shin Nihon LLC. and at an accounting consulting firm.
He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law, Doshisha University and is a certified public accountant.