Yu Shimokawa 下川 優, Nikkei, BangkokYu Shimokawa 下川 優, Nikkei, Bangkok

Yu Shimokawa 下川 優

Team Manager
LanguagesNative Japanese, Business Level English, Intermediate Thai

Yu Shimokawa 下川 優

Team Manager

Specialty and Market Coverage

Yu specializes in recruitment of Thai and Japanese staff working for Japanese clients in Thailand.



Originally from Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, Yu joined a large Japanese recruitment agency in Tokyo after graduating from Rikkyo University. After one year she was then was transferred to the Thailand office and spent four years working as a Japanese Business Development for introducing Thai candidates to Japanese clients. Later, Yu worked as a Director for a new recruitment agency start up for one and a half years focusing on accounting roles. In total over seven years, she has placed more than 250 candidates for Japanese clients located in Thailand. Her strengths include excellent knowledge of recruitment in Thailand, consulting and analyzing clients’ needs and identifying the candidates that best match her Japanese clients’ requirements. Her expertise in recruitment for Japanese clients in Thailand and sales experience lead her to take on the new challenging role with en world as the Team Manager of Nikkei Team in October 2014.
福岡県出身。立教大学卒業後、東京の日系人材大手企業で1年間勤務した後、タイに転勤。4年間、日本事業開発部門にてタイ人の人材を日本企業向けに紹介する業務に携わりました。新しく設立された人材会社でディレクターとして1年半にわたり会計関連の人材を担当。最近の7年は、タイの日系企業向けに250名以上の人材を紹介してきました。タイの採用事情に精通しており、コンサルティング、クライアント企業のニーズの分析、日本企業の要件にマッチする最適な候補者の紹介などを専門としています。タイにおける日本企業への人材サービスの専門性と営業経験を活かし、2014年10月にen worldの日系企業担当部門のチームマネージャーという重責を引き受けました。

Message To Candidates

I aim to provide the highest-quality recruitment services to both clients and candidates. My dedication to the service is based on delight I feel when I create encounters and opportunities between candidates and clients to make their respective lives and businesses more fulfilling and more successful. I leverage my knowledge and skills to enable the Japanese clients’ success by helping them hire the best candidates in Thailand.