GR Group announces senior management change

16 December 2022 - GR Group, the umbrella organisation and group brand for GR Japan and GR Korea, announced today that one of its co-founders, Philip Howard, will be leaving the business. He will remain with the group in an advisory capacity until the first week of April 2023 to ensure an orderly hand-over of client projects and management responsibilities.

Commenting on the announcement, Jakob Edberg, President & CEO, and co-founder of GR Group said, “We are eternally grateful to Philip for his contributions in creating, building, and managing the business of the GR Group in Japan, Korea and the UK. Philip has been a great colleague, business partner, and manager. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”

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【About GR Group】

The GR Group is the umbrella organization and group brand for GR Japan and GR Korea, which are the leading government relations and public affairs consultancies in Japan and Korea. The Group provides a full range of government relations and public affairs services in Japan and Korea, including stakeholder and issue mapping, policy monitoring, intelligence gathering, strategic outreach, advocacy, public affairs campaigns, and practical, local support for public tenders and public-sector sales.

https://gr-group.com/en

【About GR Japan】

GR Japan is the leading and largest government relations and public affairs consultancy in Japan. It offers a range of government relations services, including policy and issue monitoring, stakeholder mapping, strategic outreach, advocacy, public affairs campaigns and strategic support for public

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tenders and public-sector sales. GR Japan has unrivalled networks of contacts spanning the National Diet, ministries, political parties, local government, Japanese and global media and academia. GR Japan also offers government relations and public affairs support globally, as a member of the worldʼs leading international public affairs networks, helping clients succeed in markets around the world. https://grjapan.com

【About GR Korea】

GR Korea is a proud part of the GR Group, the largest dedicated government relations and public affairs consultancy in Korea and Japan, with offices in Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka, Washington D.C. and London. We provide a full range of government relations and public affairs services, combining deep understanding of Korean government decision-making with business sense and dedication to our clientsʼ public affairs goals.

https://grkorea.com/en

【Contact】
GR Japan K.K.
Tel: +81-3-6205-4205 Email: info [at] grjapan [dot] com