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    Announcement of Appointment of Audit & Supervisory Board Member Candidates and Changes in Corporate Executive Officers

    Feb 24, 2016 | Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

    Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (hereinafter the "Company") hereby announces the following appointment of Audit & Supervisory Board Member candidates and changes in Corporate Executive Officers, resolved at the Board of Directors meeting held today.

    1. Changes in Audit & Supervisory Board Members

    (1) New Audit & Supervisory Board Member Candidates (to be resolved at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled in June)

    Name New Position
    Yukiko Nagashima Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing)
    Yasuaki Nishiura Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Biography of New Audit & Supervisory Board Member Candidates

    Name Biography
    Yukiko Nagashima(April 4, 1961) April 1985 Joined the Company
    April 2004 Division Head of the Bridal Information Division, IMC Division Company
    April 2006 Corporate Executive Officer (current position), Bridal Company
    January 2008 President and Representative Director, Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd. (current position)
    Yasuaki Nishiura(March 28, 1952) November 1975 Joined Tohmatsu Awoki & Co. (current Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)
    March 1984 Registered as Certified Public Accountant of the U.S.
    June 1985 Acquired MBA (Taxation) at Golden Gate University
    June 1987 Partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited
    June 2011 West Region Leader of Japanese Corporate Service Group, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

    (2) Audit & Supervisory Board Members Scheduled to Retire (to retire at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled in June)

    Name Current Position(As of February 2016)
    Koichi Shima Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing)
    Hideshi Takeuchi Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    2. Changes in Corporate Executive Officers

    (1) Promoted Corporate Executive Officer (as of April 1, 2016)

    Name New Position Current Position(As of February 2016)
    Shogo Ikeuchi Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    Shigeru Kusahara Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    Keiichi Sagawa Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    Hisayuki Idekoba Managing Corporate Executive Officer Corporate Executive Officer

    (2) New Corporate Executive Officer (as of April 1, 2016)

    Name New Position Current Position(As of February 2016)
    Akihiko Okamoto Corporate Executive Officer Corporate Professional Officer

    (3) Retiring Corporate Executive Officer (as of March 31, 2016)

    Name Position After Retirement Current Position(As of February 2016)
    Yukiko Nagashima Advisor Corporate Executive Officer

    *As stated above, Yukiko Nagashima is scheduled to become Audit & Supervisory Board Member at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled in June.

    3. Changes in Representative Directors of Major Subsidiaries (as of April 1, 2016)

    Name New Position
    Mio Kashiwamura President and Representative Director, Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd.
    Yoshihiro Kitamura President and Representative Director, Recruit Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Suguru Tomizuka President and Representative Director, Recruit Administration Co., Ltd.

    (For reference)

    1. Board Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members

    (to be resolved at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June and the Board of Directors meeting held thereafter.)

    Position Name
    Representative Director Masumi Minegishi
    Board Director Shogo Ikeuchi
    Board Director Shigeru Kusahara
    Board Director Keiichi Sagawa
    External Board Director Shigeo Ohyagi
    External Board Director Yasushi Shingai
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing) Yukiko Nagashima
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing) Akihito Fujiwara
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member Hiroki Inoue
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member Yasuaki Nishiura

    2. Corporate Executive Officers (as of April 1, 2016)

    Name Position Areas Responsible
    Masumi Minegishi President and CEO Internal Audit
    Shogo Ikeuchi Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    Corporate Planning
    Corporate Planning Corporate Planning
    Human Resources
    Human Resources Human Resources Management
    R&D
    Shigeru Kusahara Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer Administration
    Administration Legal & Internal Control,Information Systems,Recruit HR Research Organization
    Keiichi Sagawa Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer Finance
    Finance Financial Management
    Hisayuki Idekoba Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    R&D Global Internet Business Development
    Global Online HR SBU
    Global Online HR SBU Global Online HR Company
    Yoshihiro Kitamura Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    R&D Domestic Internet Business Development
    Media & Solution SBU
    Media & Solution SBU Small Business Support,Health Care Business,New Business
    Hitoshi Motohara Managing Corporate Executive Officer Global Staffing SBU
    Global Staffing SBU International Staffing Company
    Hideaki Kitou Managing Corporate Executive Officer Global Staffing SBU President and Representative Director, STAFF SERVICE HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
    Ken Asano Corporate Executive Officer
    Media & Solution SBU ID Strategy
    Media & Solution SBU President and Representative Director, Recruit Lifestyle Co., Ltd.
    Toshio Oka Corporate Executive Officer Global Staffing SBU International Staffing Company
    Akihiko Okamoto Corporate Executive Officer R&D R&D
    Mio Kashiwamura Corporate Executive Officer Global Staffing SBU President and Representative Director, Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd.
    Takashi Kuzuhara Corporate Executive Officer Media & Solution SBU International Recruitment Company
    Daizo Kobayashi Corporate Executive Officer
    Corporate Planning Corporate Planning
    Media & Solution SBU Media & Solution SBU Management
    Suguru Tomizuka Corporate Executive Officer
    Finance IR
    Administration Work Style Innovation,Corporate Communication
    Takahiro Noguchi Corporate Executive Officer Media & Solution SBU President and Representative Director, Recruit Sumai Company Ltd.
    Masaki Yanagawa Corporate Executive Officer
    Media & Solution SBU President and Representative Director, Recruit Career Co., Ltd.
    Media & Solution SBU President and Representative Director, Recruit Jobs Co., Ltd.
    Fumihiro Yamaguchi Corporate Executive Officer
    Media & Solution SBU Education Business
    Media & Solution SBU President and Representative Director, Recruit Marketing Partners Co., Ltd.
    Kazumasa Watanabe Corporate Executive Officer Media & Solution SBU International Online Marketing

    3. Corporate Professional Officers (as of April 1, 2016)

    Name Position Areas Responsible
    Yukio Okubo Corporate Professional Officer Administration Recruit Works Institute
    Hiroaki Ogata Corporate Professional Officer R&D Global Internet Business Development

    4. Changes in Organizational Structure

    The following three areas will be established as Strategic Business Units (SBU) and the Company will change through such units to a structure that will accelerate the enhancement of our business value.

    1) Media & Solution SBU: A unit that integrates the domestic and overseas marketing media business, the domestic HR business and international recruitment

    By combining assets of our proprietary media and solution business, the Company will establish the Media & Solution SBU, to generate new industry contribution value as well as to maximize our existing industry contribution value.

    2) Global Online HR SBU: A unit led by Indeed to globally expand the online HR business

    The Company will establish the Global Online HR SBU and aim for the No. 1 position in global HR by accelerating Indeed's business expansion.

    3) Global Staffing SBU: A staffing business unit that integrates the domestic staffing business and overseas staffing business

    The Company will establish the Global Staffing SBU to share and evolve the knowledge that we have accumulated both in Japan and overseas, with the aim of achieving the world's highest productivity by disseminating unit management system.

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