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Sachi Watanabe

Director, Co-Head, Global Payroll

A Director based in Japan, Sachi applies solid leadership, excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deliver payroll business management, sales and business development.

Before joining GoGlobal, Sachi established a fintech company in Japan specializing in blockchain. Prior to this, she started a consulting firm specializing in business processing outsourcing (BPO) and market analysis. Responsible for operations and client relations, she helped foreign companies expand into Japan. During her career, Sachi has acted as an interim CFO for several foreign companies and has expertise in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Standards and Procedures (US GAAP) and Japanese GAAP. She holds a master’s degree in international relations and business from Lesley University (Boston).

Sachi has two young children and she enjoys traveling, relaxing at beach resorts, drinking wine, eating delicious food, snowboarding, practicing yoga and long-distance running.