Leadership

Naoki Izumiya

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

Naoki Izumiya
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Naoki Izumiya, who is Honorary Advisor of Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd., has served as an outside Director of the Recruit Holdings’ Board since 2018. Before his role as Chairman, he promoted the growth of Asahi Group companies and spearheaded acquisitions including Calpis Co., Ltd. He expanded the business globally to Oceania, south east Asia and Europe. Mr. Izumiya served in various roles at Asahi Breweries, Ltd. including Senior General Manager of Strategy Planning Headquarters, General Manager of the Tokyo Branch and Public Relations before he was appointed President and Representative Director of Asahi Breweries, Ltd. in 2010.

March 2021

Honorary Advisor* of Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.

March 2019

Chairman of the Board of Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.

June 2018

Outside Director of the Board* of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., and Independent Director* of Obayashi Corporation

March 2018

Chairman and Representative Director of Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.

March 2016

Chairman and Representative Director, CEO of Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.

March 2014

President and Representative Director, CEO of Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.

July 2011

President and Representative Director, COO of Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.

March 2010

President and Representative Director of Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

March 2009

Senior Managing Director and Senior Managing Corporate Officer of Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

March 2006

Managing Director, Managing Corporate Officer, and Senior General Manager of Sales & Marketing Headquarters for Alcoholic Beverages at Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

March 2004

Managing Director of Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

March 2003

Director of Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

September 2001

Corporate Officer, Deputy General Manager of Tokyo Metropolitan Headquarters, and General Manager of Tokyo Branch at Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

October 2000

Corporate Officer and Senior General Manager of Strategy Planning Headquarters at Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

March 2000

Corporate Officer and Senior General Manager of Group Management Strategy Headquarters at Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

April 1972

Joined Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

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