Polaris CG Singapore Pte.Ltd.
Mr. Ogawa joined Polaris in May 2007 as principal of Investment Group. Prior to Polaris, he was project manager at Boston Consulting Group (BCG). His project experience at BCG includes strategy and corporate development, and major organizational- and operational-change efforts in various sectors. Before that, he worked at Mitsui & Co., Ltd., one of the largest international trading companies. Mr. Ogawa received a BA in Political Science from Waseda University and an MBA from London Business School.
Senior Executive Director & Investment Officer
Mr. Ota joined Polaris in February 2009 as partner after spending 6 1/2 years at Citibank as Japan head of its Depositary Receipt Services. Prior to that, he had worked for The Industrial Bank of Japan, Ltd. for 21 years with various corporate banking assignments in and outside of Japan which include debt restructuring of Indonesian companies after Asian Currency Crisis (Singapore Branch), syndicated loan arrangement and lending for Korean and Indian companies (Tokyo Head Office), syndicated loan lending to LBO financing (New York Branch) and commissioned bank services for Samurai Bond issuers (Tokyo Head Office). Mr. Ota received an LLB from The University of Tokyo and an LLM from Harvard Law School.