2023 Kestria Global Conference in Tokyo
Kestria, the world's largest executive search alliance, held its 2023 Global Conference in Tokyo, Japan, from 7th to 9th June 2023. Kestria participants used the opportunity of this face-to-face meeting to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the alliance, deepen their relationships and discuss critical trends from across the globe.

This year’s conference theme was ‘Kestria 3.0: A Bright Future’, emphasizing the ability to successfully navigate the intricate landscape during these uncertain times. With the backdrop of frequent economic and political turmoils, fluctuating client demand, and candidates evaluating multiple offers, all of these factors are deeply impacted by the relentless wave of AI and digital innovations. During the event, the strategic plan Kestria 2025, was unveiled, highlighting the critical alliance values and objectives.

On the last day of the conference, participants had the opportunity to listen to an insightful keynote speech by an eminent economist Richard Koo, Chief Economist, Nomura Research Institute. Richard is serving as a Senior Advisor to the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. and is a columnist for the German economic daily Handelsblatt. He provided an overview of the Japanese economy, its economic recovery and opportunities and specifics for foreign leaders and companies entering the market.

Rohan Carr
President of Kestria Executive Board

‘The great success of the conference highlights the strong personal and professional bonds which exist across our alliance and the benefits that they bring both to members and their clients alike,’ says Rohan Carr, President of Kestria Executive Board.

Kestria partners met in person providing unforgettable memories for all event delegates. The conference served as a powerful showcase of the unity and resilience exhibited by our Kestria worldwide team.


About Kestria

Kestria is a global professional alliance of executive search firms, united in their commitment to support clients in sourcing and retaining key leadership talent. Our partners are as culturally and geographically diverse as our clients. Located in 40+ countries, 90+ cities on six continents, Kestria has the footprint and agility needed to serve multinationals and SMEs with dedication and a personal touch.

We’ve successfully completed 40,000+ searches for over 4,000 clients, serving everyone from game-changing start-ups to major global players. Ranked as the world's largest retained executive search alliance in terms of geographical coverage, Kestria is Fluent in finding leaders.

Contact information
Stepan Motejzik, Kestria Global Alliance Director 
Email: stepan.motejzik@kestria.com
Phone: + 420 608 102 893

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