DE&I and leadership at Moderna Japan: An interview with Rami Suzuki, president & representative director
Healthcare & Life Sciences

DE&I and leadership at Moderna Japan: An interview with Rami Suzuki, president & representative director

Moderna Japan’s president and representative director Rami Suzuki shares what diversity means to her and her career advice for young women professionals.

In this next installment in our Leadership Perspectives video series, Heidrick & Struggles’ Elsie Zhang speaks to Rami Suzuki, the president and representative director of Moderna Japan. Suzuki shares what motivated her to become a doctor and how that led her to Moderna, discussing the challenges she faced along the way, balancing motherhood with her career ambitions, and why it’s crucial to foster a business environment in which people can be honest about what they don’t understand and still need to learn. She also shares what diversity means to her both personally and at Moderna Japan, and offers advice to companies on what actions they should take to make progress on it. Finally, she offers advice to young women leaders on advancing their careers.


About the interviewer

Elsie Zhang (ezhang@heidrick.com) is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Tokyo office and a member of Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice.

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