Leadership

Keiko Honda

Outside Director of the Board (Non-Executive, Independent)

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Keiko Honda has served as an outside Director of the Recruit Holdings’ Board since 2022. She is highly experienced in corporate management, financial economics, ESG, and is currently an Adjunct Professor and Adjunct Senior Research Scholar on ESG investing at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, a position she has held since 2020. Ms. Honda began her career at Bain & Company Japan in 1984. In 1986, she joined Shearson Lehman Brothers Securities Co., Ltd., and later joined McKinsey & Company as the first female senior partner in the Asian division, where she advised on corporate strategy and M&A for 24 years since 1989. Ms. Honda was appointed Executive Vice President in 2013, and served as CEO and Executive Vice President of Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency of the World Bank Group from 2014 to 2019.

June 2022

Outside Director of the Board* of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

June 2021

Independent Board Member* of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.

March 2020

Independent Board Member* of AGC Inc.

January 2020

Adjunct Professor and Adjunct Senior Research Scholar* at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs

October 2019

Retired from Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (World Bank Group)

June 2014

CEO and Executive Vice President of Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (World Bank Group)

July 2013

Executive Vice President of Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (World Bank Group)

July 2007

Senior Partner of McKinsey & Company, Inc. Japan

July 1999

Partner of McKinsey & Company, Inc. Japan

July 1989

Joined McKinsey & Company, Inc. Japan

May 1986

Joined Shearson Lehman Brothers Securities Co., Ltd.

April 1984

Joined Bain & Company Japan, Inc.

Unless otherwise stated, position refers to Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. *Current position