Meet Our Team.

The Global Speed team has over 100 collective years of experience. Our international office works in both Japanese and English.

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Keisuke “Mark” Saito

Director of Sales

Keisuke Mark Saito has spent 19 years in the U.S. working with publishing, printing and technical writing companies as a sales and business development manager before joining the Yamagata Group and becoming President of Global Speed in 2015. Bilingual in both Japanese and English, he enjoys bridging the gap between Japan and countries from around the world.

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Kohei Yamagata


Kohei Yamagata is GS's co-founder and in charge of sales. He has experience in the sales and translation market in Europe and Japan. Kohei has a degree in Business and Marketing from Oxford Brookes University in the UK. He loves football and rugby and he used to play rugby for a local and university team.

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Akira Hashiguchi

Production Director

Akira is in charge of Vendor Management at Global Speed. Originally, a native of Nagasaki in Kyushu Prefecture with over 32 years of print industry experience. His background in print sourcing and project management guarantees job specific requirements always meet client specifications.




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