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Head of Electronics Business Development Asia / Electronics (Tokyo)


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Everything we do in Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.


Head of Electronics Business Development Asia

Location: Tokyo

Report to: Head of Business Development Electronics (Germany)

Department: EL-LXF Business Development, EL-LX Bus. Strategy realization & Portf.

Direct reports: 0 (Individual contributor)


Your Role: 

We’re offering the exciting opportunity to become of our Electronics Sector growth program Level-Up and lead Business Development in Asia. We seek to exploit attractive external growth opportunities via bolt-on acquisitions to strengthen our portfolio.

You will have the key role to drive the identification and execution of growth opportunities in Asia: You will investigate the financial performance as well as the product portfolio and capabilities to assess the attractiveness and fit with our strategy. You will work closely in a cross-functional team with the Business Fields, the Heads of Business Development, Strategy and Portfolio within the Electronics Strategy and Transformation unit as well as supporting functions to select the most attractive opportunities.

Based on your strong interpersonal and negotiation skills and your existing network you will build strong relationships to the management of target companies and drive the execution with Group M&A.


 Who you are:

  • Degree in Business, Engineering or Natural Sciences
  • Fluent in Japanese and in English
  • 10-20 years experience in business development in Semiconductors, Electronics or Chemicals in Asia, alternatively in investment banking or M&A

(In case with investment banking or M&A experience, Semiconductors, Electronics or Chemicals is not as must to have if with capability and curiosity to catch up.)

  • Curious about materials and solutions for the electronics industry
  • Highly motivated team-player with excellent analytical and PowerPoint skills
  • Working experience in multinational companies


Recruiting contact: Fang LIU


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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Job Requisition ID:  238754
Location:  Tokyo
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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