Wednesday, January 31, 2018 – Another firm has joined the expanding OI Global Partners. With over 225 offices in 30 countries, OI is proud to welcome their newest partner, Leverage LLP located in Tokyo, Japan.

Leverage LLP is an industry leading professional service organization that provides a full range of outplacement, talent management, human capital consulting, management assessment and executive coaching services to foreign and domestic capitalized firms, joint-ventures, and mergers & acquisitions operating in Japan and Asia.

“Partnering with OI will significantly bolster our platform and services that we offer to our Japanese multinational clients operating businesses across the world. Leverage shares similar values with OI Global Partners and we’re excited about the continued growth strategy the firm is executing,” says Bill Johns, Leverage’s partner-in-charge of business development and sales.

Founded in 2010, Leverage is managed by senior level Japanese professionals and more than half of their senior team members have MBAs from US and European universities. Leverage’s core leadership team has previously worked at the executive level in Human Resources, General Management, and Business Unit leadership roles at foreign and domestic companies in Japan.

“With our new structure, reduced fees and continuously advancing technology, OI has seen a recent upsurge as just last month we welcomed three additional partner firms in Georgia, California and Texas. OI is looking forward to another year of growth and building sustainable relationships within the organization” says Susan Ruhl, Chair of OI Global Partners and founding partner of ICC: Innovate. Coach. Consult.

About OI Global Partners:

OI Global Partners is a leading human resources consulting firm that helps organizations manage their talent and individuals manage their careers. We are local experts with global perspective. Our firm has its roots in OI Partners Inc., founded in 1987, and CareerNet International Ltd., founded in 1998. We are managed by a global board of directors with administrative operations in Nashville and Amsterdam. For more information, please visit or contact S. Thomas Wharton at or 401.884.7959.

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