Rinya Kohara


Office Address

GCA Corporation
Pacific Century Place Marunouchi
11-1 Marunouchi 1-Chome
Tokyo 100-6230

T: +81 (3) 6212-7100


Rinya Kohara is a Director at GCA with over 15 years of experience advising on business strategy, organizational reform, business process re-engineering, and IT reform.  He is focused on newly launching IT, back office, and R&D outsourcing services in India and China.  Prior to joining GCA, from 2013 he worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers Co., Ltd. as a core member of the Emerging Market Strategy Group assisting numerous Japanese firms with their emerging market strategy projects.  Recently, his focus has been on global market entry strategy, alliance strategy, PreM&A (partnering, investment consideration, business due diligence, etc.) for Japanese firms in India & ASEAN countries.  Rinya has experience advising in a wide variety of industries, including automobile, auto parts, trading house, electronics/high-tech, aerospace, logistics, healthcare, consumer goods and construction.

Rinya graduated from Yokohama National University with a BA in Economics and joined Andersen Consulting (now Accenture Japan Ltd.) in 2000. He joined GCA in February 2016.

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