Yoko Horiuchi
Yoko Horiuchi
Manager, Flower Professional, Lawn and Garden Division, Syngenta Japan K.K.

Ms. Horiuchi has been working for Syngenta Japan, one of the world’s largest agribusiness companies, as a marketer since 2009. Before joining Syngenta, she worked for Sapporo Breweries, Ltd. as a marketer and salesperson, during which time she spent eighteen months as a horticultural therapist for an NPO in the US. Following this experience, Ms. Horiuchi launched a project as part of Sapporo’s CSR strategy to encourage people with developmental disabilities to work in the community doing landscaping tasks at Sapporo’s sites.

She graduated from Aoyama Gakuin University and holds an MBA from GLOBIS University.

Some say that women are reluctant to seize leadership opportunities in Japan due to the male-dominated system. Experts in business discuss.

Women and the Will to Lead

Some say that women are reluctant to seize leadership opportunities in Japan due to the male-dominated system. Experts in business discuss.