Mike Starvis, Director of AMI-Amici Photo by Maki Nibayashi
firm AMI-Amici Group is looking for sales and marketing people whove got what it
takes to succeed on a global scale. Maki Nibayashi speaks to Director Mike Starvis.
Can you tell us a little bit about your company?
The AMI-Amici Group was formed in 1998 to enable our clients to become better informed
about the vast range of investment choices. We work with our clients to put a financial
plan in place to achieve their personal goals and objectives by providing an ethical,
personal, professional and cost-efficient service.
Competing in todays global investment marketplace requires bold decision making,
careful analysis of market conditions and forces and a sound financial strategy. From
initial inception right through to implementation, our role is to provide our clients with
impartial and professional advice. From the vast range of worldwide investment
opportunities available, we seek to offer a broad range of products and services-each
individually structured to suit our clients needs and circumstances.
The Group is comprised of Amici International, an international investment and asset
management company registered in the British Virgin Islands, with a branch office in
Tokyo; AMI Corporation KK, which is a financial consulting company based in Japan; Sandor
Investments Limited, a product design and structuring company which is registered in
Mauritius; and several other affiliated offices worldwide. Through this network we are
able to service local, national and international individual and corporate clients.
Why is the Group needed in Japan?
Whether you view the investment and financial planning marketplace as a career or an
investment opportunity, it is all about timing. In Japan, and in fact other parts of Asia,
there is a great need for expert consulting in this field. The main responsibilities of
the roles available are to develop a client base and to build a network of introductions
for new investment business. Additionally, ongoing service of the client-bank is a vital
part of the companys ongoing development.
What kind of candidates are you looking for, and for what positions?
We are very interested to hear from highly motivated, self-driven individuals who set high
standards for themselves, can work in a team environment and play an important part in the
companys ongoing success. Candidates looking for a sales and marketing career
opportunity in this rapidly advancing industry should apply. In particular we are looking
for outgoing, positive individuals with a background in sales and marketing and a desire
to build relationships with clients to assist with their financial planning needs, through
the marketing of financial products and services. We are interested in both international
English-speaking and bilingual Japanese candidates.
What benefits would the right person receive?
The role rewards and remuneration packages are performance related and will be
individually negotiated. Training and support is given. As the company and indeed the
industry matures in Japan, there will be many opportunities for advancement.
For further information about career or investmentopportunities,
No. 2 Kandasudacho Building, 4F
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0041
Tel: (03) 5295 8732
Fax: (03) 5297 5866