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    Recruit Holdings Announces a Change in Board of Directors

    Feb 13, 2019 | Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.

    Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (TSE 6098) ("Recruit Holdings" or the "Company") announced today a change in its Board of Directors. This change is subject to the approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled in June 2019.

    1. Purpose of the Change

    The Company appointed Hisayuki Idekoba, currently COO and Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer, as new Board Director to accelerate the global expansion of Recruit Holdings' and its subsidiaries' (collectively the "Recruit Group") online businesses. He has driven much of Recruit Group's technology-based business growth and has successfully grown Indeed into a world-class global job site.

    2. Change in Board of Directors

    1. Candidate for New Board Director

    Name Current Position(s) (as of February 2019)
    Hisayuki Idekoba COO and Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    Head of HR Technology Business
    CEO, RGF OHR USA, Inc.
    Chairman, Recruit Global Staffing B.V.
    CEO, Indeed, Inc.

    2. Career Summary of Candidate for New Board Director

    Name/Date of Birth Career Summary
    Hisayuki Idekoba
    (Apr. 22, 1975)
    Apr. 1999        Joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (current Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd)
    Oct. 2009        Executive Manager of the Customer Action Platform Promotion Office
    Apr. 2011        Executive Manager of the Web Strategy Promotion Office, Executive Manager of the CAP* Company Internet Business Promotion Office, Unit Executive of the R&D Unit (*Cap: Customer Action Platform referring to the travel, restaurant, beauty, learning, and other lifestyle business categories)
    Apr. 2012        Corporate Executive Officer
    Sep.2012        Chairman, Indeed, Inc.
    Oct. 2012        Corporate Executive Officer, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
    Oct. 2013        CEO & President, Indeed, Inc.
    Oct. 2015        CEO, Indeed, Inc. (current position)
    Apr. 2016        Managing Corporate Executive Officer, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Head of Global Online HR Business* (current position) (*currently HR Technology Business)
    Jan. 2018        COO and Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer (current position), CEO, RGF OHR USA, Inc. (current position), Chairman, Recruit Global Staffing B.V. (current position)

    For Reference

    Board Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members (to be resolved at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled in June 2019 and the Board of Directors meeting held thereafter.)

    Name Position
    Masumi Minegishi Representative Director
    Shogo Ikeuchi Board Director
    Hisayuki Idekoba Board Director
    Keiichi Sagawa Board Director
    Rony Kahan Board Director
    Naoki Izumiya External Board Director
    Hiroki Totoki External Board Director
    Yukiko Nagashima Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing)
    Akihito Fujiwara Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing)
    Hiroki Inoue Audit & Supervisory Board Member
    Yasuaki Nishiura Audit & Supervisory Board Member

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