Kunio Kikuchi

Kunio Kikuchi
Organization: Kukuchi&Associates
Location: 2-24-5-907 Kita Otsuka, Toshima 170-0004 Japan
Kunio Kikuchi is President/CEO of Kikuchi & Associates, Real Estate Investment Advisory and International Business Management Consulting Company established in Oct, 2015.  

Before current role, he was leading prepaid and digital wallets group as Vice President & GM of American Express Japan and North Asia for 8 years, followed by his role of Alliances/Partnerships as Director of Consumer group of American Express. He also plays a sponsorship role of Diversity and Inclusion committee to inspire its culture.

Before joining American Express in 2000, he worked for Recruit Cosmos Co. as Head of Real Estate Workout Services in Tokyo and Recruit Cosmos USA as VP/CFO in Los Angeles.     

Kunio holds a Bachelor of Commerce – Operations Research from Hitotsubashi University.
He enjoys marathon and surfing in his weekend.  He is located in Tokyo with his wife and has a son in Hiroshima.

Designations and Certifications:


Expertise/ Fields of Specialization:

  • Commercial Sales
  • Investment
  • Residential Sales


  • English
  • Japanese

Regions of Specialization:

  • Asia

Countries of Specialization:

  • Japan