Yumi Hiratani is a co-leader of Boston Consulting Group’s Corporate Finance & Strategy practice in Japan. She is also a core member of the firm’s Health Care practice.

Since joining BCG in 2002, Yumi has worked primarily with companies in the pharmaceutical and medtech industries. Within those industries she has rich experience in go-to-market strategy, new drug launch planning, sales force transformation, wholesaler and distribution strategy, pricing strategy, and cost optimization. She has also partnered with numerous clients on mid- and long-term strategy, growth strategy, post-merger integration, and transformation.


  • Co-leads BCG’s Corporate Finance and Strategy practice in Japan
  • Pharmaceuticals & medtech
  • Sales and marketing strategy
  • Pricing
  • M&A
  • Business due diligence
  • Post-merger integration
  • Mid- and long- term strategy
  • New drug launch and pricing strategies
  • Transformation


  • MBA, Harvard School of Business
  • MA, Hitotsubashi University
  • BA, Hitotsubashi University
Deep Expertise, Broad Experience