PATRIZIA has appointed Takehiko Uehara as PATRIZIA Japan Country Manager, effective immediately, reporting directly to PATRIZIA’s Co-CEO Thomas Wels.
His formal job title in the Japanese business will be Representative Director & President of PATRIZIA Japan K.K.
Takehiko Uehara is a highly experienced leader and pioneer in the Japanese real estate sector. Previously he was the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of PATRIZIA Japan K.K. and prior to that the CIO of KENZO Capital Corporation. Before joining KENZO, Uehara was Deputy President & COO of Genkai Capital Management, a renowned real estate asset management company. From 2008 to 2016, he headed the Japanese subsidiary of Deutsche Pfandbriefbank.
“I’m really pleased that Uehara-san has stepped up to this new leadership role in an increasingly important growth market for PATRIZIA,” said Thomas Wels, PATRIZIA Co-CEO. “I am convinced Uehara-san will help us grow our institutional client relationships locally under one strong PATRIZIA brand and thereby attract more Japanese capital to our global real estate markets. At the same time, he will help develop attractive investment opportunities in Japan for our growing international client base.”