A global marketing & branding professional with experience in the US, Europe and Asia and currently based in Los Angeles, Stephen started his career with Toyota Motor Corporation in Tokyo, and held executive-management positions at Audi in Japan, Germany and the US for 9 years, including Director of Marketing & Brand Innovation at Audi of America. Later moved from automotive to the luxury consumer-goods sector, serving as President, La Prairie Japan based in Tokyo (HQ in Zurich & NYC), with frequent Asia-region business in Shanghai and Hong Kong. At Iceology, a brand consultancy in Los Angeles, he focused on delivering consumer insights and marketing strategies for greater brand-relevance for clients, before joining media agency Mindshare in Japan, where he was Managing Director for Japan and Korea. Stephen is now based in Beverly Hills and CEO of the brand-design firm At-Aroma USA, Inc.
I wish to continue volunteer my time at MMM as I sincerely believe in the mission of “restoring the rhythm of life” for people in need, and can contribute my business management and branding expertise as a board member.