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HR Working Group 2023 Volume 3
AHK Japan
German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan
Sanbancho KS Bldg. 5F, 2-4 Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku
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17.11.2023 · 16:00
17.11.2023 · 18:00

Intercultural Challenges in Management


The discussion will focus and facilitate an exchange on Intercultural Challenges in Management featuring Dr. Florian Kirschner, President at Evonik Japan Co. We will share his insights and experiences from century-long managing positions in various Asian countries and the corresponding challenges, pitfalls and opportunities in managing diverse, international teams. 

At the subsequent Q&A session participants will have the chance to converse and discuss with Dr. Kirschner and among each other.

Join us for a fruitful exchange and we are looking forward to welcoming you at our AHK Japan HR Working Group!

Date & Venue

Friday, 17th November 2023, 16:00 - 18:00 (JST)

German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (AHK Japan)
Sanbancho KS Bldg. 5F, 2-4 Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0075



About the HR Working Group

The HR Working Group of AHK Japan is a platform for HR and management representatives to come together, discuss, and share their views on common issues on a regular basis. Topics discussed include flexible working hour systems, differences in German and Japanese working culture, recruiting processes and legal regulations. We hope that everyone can shortly contribute their own insights and experiences.

Speaker & Chair Person

Dr. Florian Kirschner

Representative Director & President, Evonik Japan Co., Ltd.

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Felix von Helden

Felix von Helden

Head of Department
Member Relations


Dr. Florian Kirschner

Chair Person | Representative Director & President, Evonik Japan Co., Ltd.