Leadership

Masumi Minegishi

Chairperson and Representative Director of the Board

Masumi Minegishi
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Masumi Minegishi is Chairperson and Representative Director of the Board. He previously served as President, CEO, and Representative Director of the Board of Recruit Holdings from 2012 to March 2021. He is credited with leading the Company’s transformation into a global tech company. Five years after joining the Company in 1987, Mr. Minegishi was transferred to the new business development office, where he contributed to the launch of Zexy, the bridal magazine. He became Corporate Executive Officer in 2003 and Managing Corporate Executive Officer in 2004. After leading the housing information business and consolidated numerous operations to build the SUUMO brand, he was appointed Director of the Board and Managing Corporate Executive Officer in 2009.

April 2021

Chairperson* and Representative Director of the Board*

April 2012

President, CEO, and Representative Director of the Board

April 2011

Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer in charge of Corporate Strategy Office, Business Development, Corporate Planning, Human Resources, and Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC); Director of the Board

April 2010

Managing Corporate Executive Officer in charge of Customer Action Platform Strategic Business Unit, Business Development, Corporate Planning, and Housing; Director of the Board (Customer Action Platform referring to the travel, dining, beauty, education, and other lifestyle business categories)

June 2009

Managing Corporate Executive Officer in charge of Business Development, Corporate Planning, and Housing; Director of the Board

April 2004

Managing Corporate Executive Officer in charge of Important Strategy Control at the Group-IMC Strategic Business Unit (currently Marketing Solutions), Housing Division Company, and IMC Division Company

April 2003

Corporate Executive Officer in charge of Information & Editing Department and IMC Division Company

April 1987

Joined the Company

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