Don Roxburgh gives us his insights into the things that have helped him to bring products such as Aotea Skincare, ViBERi and Kiwi Quinoa to the Japanese market.
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Don grew up all over New Zealand and in 1990 came to Japan as a high school student on a one year exchange in Komatsu City, Ishikawa Prefecture. He returned to Japan two years later on a scholarship, studied Japanese intensively at university, and after graduating, he worked for foreign-affiliated companies for 17 years, before founding Wholesum Japan in 2016, with the desire to have a lifestyle in Japan with more freedom and contribute to change in society.
He lives with his wife and son outside of Tokyo where there are abundant opportunities for trail running and outdoor activities.
Connect with Don
Facebook Page URL https://www.facebook.com/donald.roxburgh
Instagram Username @wholesumjapan
LinkedIn Profile URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/donald-roxburgh-926a9011/
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Use the code JANDAL to get 20% off all purchases over ¥5,000 at Wholesum Japan online store. (No time limit).
Australia New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan: https://www.anzccj.jp/ja/
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