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Haig Oghigian works in the Firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Tokyo. Mr. Oghigian is recognized as a leading practitioner by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and Euromoney Expert's Guide. He is fluent in English, French and Japanese.
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Haig Oghigian

Haig Oghigian works in the Firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Tokyo. Mr. Oghigian is recognized as a leading practitioner by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and Euromoney Expert's Guide. He is fluent in English, French and Japanese. Mr. Oghigian routinely works on litigation and dispute resolution matters. He also advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, license agreements, distribution agreements, as well as construction and engineering contracts. Clients can also rely on him for sound legal counsel on corporate governance, financial institutions, compliance issues, anti-dumping & countervail, technology transfer agreements, as well as general corporate and commercial and trade law matters.

In today’s iTV-Japan program, Thomas R. Zengage and Haig Oghigian have an interesting discussion about all aspect of strategic engagement. Mr. Oghigian shares with us about his background, his career path and what brought him to Japan. He reveals his thought on what has changed in Japan over the years for foreign business company based on his own experiences. He enlightens us about the history of Baker & McKenzie, what does Baker & McKenzie do, and the services they provide. Find out more about what role does Mr. Oghigian plays in his practice in today’s interview.

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Strategic Engagement

While mainstream media remains influential in Asia Pacific, challenges to traditional media / advertising model and rise of social media are blurring lines among public relations, advertising, influencer management, strategic engagement. Hosted by Thomas R. Zengage, Strategic Engagement explores how leaders successfully engage target constituencies to achieve strategic goals.

Thomas-Zengage

Host: Thomas Zengage - Representative Director, Pacific Communicators

Thomas R. Zengage earned his undergraduate degree from Columbia College at Columbia University in New York City. After attending an M.A. program in Japanese studies at the University of Washington in Seattle, he received his M.B.A. from the same institution. Fluent in Japanese, Mr. Zengage has had an extensive career in public relations, investor relations, and strategy consulting in Japan, working on behalf of leading corporations and other organizations. Thomas R. Zengage was previously CEO and a principal shareholder of IBI Inc., Japan's pioneering investor relations and public relations agency. Mr. Zengage ultimately sold IBI to LSE traded WPP Group plc, and subsequently as Representative Director managed IBI's merger with Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. Thomas R. Zengage also served as Chairman & Representative Director of the Japan subsidiary of Edelman Public Relations, the world’s leading independent PR agency. He established a high level strategic communications consultancy, Pacific Communicators, to specialize in high level consultancy in public relations, public affairs, crisis and issues management, and key influencer engagement. Writing in Japanese, Mr. Zengage is the author of the book Sore Demo Yen No Seiki (Tokyo: Kodansha), which contains an analysis of the long term factors driving Japan's economy.

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