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    Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. Announces Changes in Corporate Executive Officers

    Feb 27, 2018 | Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

    Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (TSE 6098) ("Recruit Holdings" or the "Company") announced today changes in Corporate Executive Officers effective April 1, 2018.

    1. Purpose of the Changes in Corporate Executive Officers

    Recruit Holdings and its subsidiaries (collectively, the "Recruit Group") will begin operating under a new group management structure effective April 1, 2018, as a result of the Group Reorganization.

    This new management structure will allow the Company to focus on its holding company functions with a highly efficient group management structure including group governance, monitoring and managing systems for the group companies' operating performance and financial data. Each Strategic Business Unit ("SBU's") will strengthen its management capabilities at its respective SBU headquarters to develop their businesses more quickly in line with business strategies.

    Under this new structure, the Recruit Group aims to increase enterprise value and accelerate the development of its next generation of leaders.

    In accordance with the launch of this new structure, the Company's Board of Directors resolved the new executive structure and leadership team.

    2. New Executive Structure (as of April 1, 2018)

    1. Recruit Holdings Corporate Executive Officers

    Name Position Responsibilities
    Masumi Minegishi President and CEO Internal Audit
    Shogo Ikeuchi Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer Corporate Planning Division
    Human Resource Division
    Keiichi Sagawa Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer Finance Division
    Risk Division
    General Affairs
    Hisayuki Idekoba Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer Business Operations Division
    HR Technology Segment
    RGF OHR USA, Inc. CEO
    Yoshihiro Kitamura Managing Corporate Executive Officer Media & Solutions Segment
    President and Representative Director,
    Recruit Co., Ltd.
    Rob Zandbergen Managing Corporate Executive Officer Staffing Segment
    Recruit Global Staffing B.V. CEO
    Junichi Arai Corporate Executive Officer Capital Market Strategies
    Corporate Planning
    Hiroaki Ogata Corporate Executive Officer Business Development
    Ayano Senaha Corporate Executive Officer Corporate Planning
    Corporate Communication
    Talent Management
    Iwaaki Taniguchi Corporate Executive Officer Finance / Accounting / Tax
    Mark Schultz Corporate Executive Officer Legal / Compliance/ Information Security

    2. Media & Solutions Segment: Recruit Co., Ltd.

    Corporate Executive Officers and Corporate Officers

    Name Position Responsibilities
    Yoshihiro Kitamura President Small Business Support Business
    Financial Business
    Health Care Business
    Ken Asano Corporate Executive Officer ID Strategy
    President and Representative Director, Recruit Lifestyle Co., Ltd.
    President and Representative Director, Recruit Sumai Company, Ltd.
    Akihiko Okamoto Corporate Executive Officer R&D
    Takashi Kuzuhara Corporate Executive Officer President and Representative Director,
    Recruit Jobs Co., Ltd.
    Chairman, International Recruitment
    Kazunori Goshima Corporate Executive Officer Finance/Business Development
    Daizo Kobayashi Corporate Executive Officer President and Representative Director,
    Recruit Career Co., Ltd.
    Takahiro Noguchi Corporate Executive Officer Human Resource / General Affairs
    Mark Schultz Corporate Executive Officer Risk Management (Legal Due Diligence)
    Kentaro Mori Corporate Executive Officer Risk Management (Legal / Compliance/ Information Security)
    Masaki Yanagawa Corporate Executive Officer Corporate Planning
    Fumihiro Yamaguchi Corporate Executive Officer Education Business
    President and Representative Director,
    Recruit Marketing Partners Co., Ltd.
    Kazumasa Watanabe Corporate Executive Officer International Online Marketing
    Yukio Okubo Corporate Officer Recruit Works Institute

    3. HR Technology Segment: RGF OHR USA, Inc.

    CEO of Major Subsidiary and Heads of Key Functions

    Name Position Responsibilities
    Hisayuki Idekoba CEO CEO, Indeed, Inc.
    Corporate Planning
    Chris Hyams SBU Executive Officer Business Development
    Human Resource
    Dave O'Neill SBU Executive Officer Finance
    Risk Management

    4. Staffing Segment: Recruit Global Staffing B.V.

    CEO's and Presidents of Major Subsidiaries and Heads of Key Functions

    Name Position Responsibilities
    Rob Zandbergen CEO
    Graeme Maude COO Corporate Planning
    Business Development & M&A / HR / IT
    Leen Geirnaerdt CFO Finance / Risk Management / Fiscal affairs / Legal & Compliance
    Mio Kashiwamura SBU Executive Officer President and Representative Director,
    Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd.
    Koji Sakamoto SBU Executive Officer President and Representative Director, Staff Service Holdings Co., Ltd.
    Rafe Sanson SBU Executive Officer CEO, The CSI Companies, Inc.
    Eugene Cutolo SBU Executive Officer CEO, Staffmark Holdings, Inc.
    CEO, Advantage Resourcing America, Inc.
    Mike Brooksbank SBU Executive Officer MD, Advantage Resourcing UK Limited.
    Peter Acheson SBU Executive Officer CEO, Peoplebank Australia Ltd.
    Shinya Yamamoto SBU Executive Officer CEO, Chandler Macleod Group Limited.
    Benedicte Autem SBU Executive Officer CEO, USG People Germany
    Katty Scheerlinck SBU Executive Officer CEO, USG People Belgium
    Raymond Puts SBU Executive Officer CEO, USG People Netherlands
    Olivier Guiraud SBU Executive Officer CEO, USG People France

    3. Changes in Corporate Executive Officers of Recruit Holdings

    1. New Corporate Executive Officers (as of April 1, 2018)

    Name New Position Current Position (as of February 2018)
    Junichi Arai Corporate Executive Officer Corporate Officer
    Ayano Senaha Corporate Executive Officer

    2. Retiring Corporate Executive Officers (as of March 31, 2018)

    Name Position After Retirement Current Position (as of February 2018)
    Hitoshi Motohara Advisor Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    Hideaki Kitou Advisor Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    Suguru Tomizuka Corporate Executive Officer

    *As stated above, Hitoshi Motohara and Hideaki Kitou are scheduled to become Advisors upon retirement of Corporate Executive Officers on March 31, 2018.

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