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  • Masumi Minegishi

    President, CEO, and Representative Director

    Masumi Minegishi

    President, CEO, and Representative Director

    April 1987
    Joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (current Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.)
    April 2003
    Corporate Executive Officer
    April 2004
    Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    June 2009
    Managing Corporate Executive Officer and Board Director
    April 2011
    Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer and Board Director
    April 2012
    President, CEO, and Representative Director (current position)
    Masumi Minegishi joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (currently Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.) in 1987 and subsequently was transferred to a section responsible for new business development in 1992, where he contributed to the launch of the Zexy bridal magazine. In 2003, he was appointed Executive Officer at the age of 39, becoming the youngest Executive Officer at the time. He subsequently assumed the role of Senior Corporate Executive Officer in 2004 and was placed in charge of the housing information business, where he built the SUUMO brand and contributed to the launch of Japan’s largest comprehensive housing information service. After becoming Board Director and Senior Corporate Executive Officer in 2009, he was involved in medium-to long-term planning as the officer in charge of corporate planning and also promoted investment in companies outside Japan as the officer in charge of business department. He has been serving in his current position as President and Representative Director, CEO since 2012.

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  • Shogo Ikeuchi

    CSO, CHRO, and Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer

    Shogo Ikeuchi

    CSO, CHRO, and Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer

    April 1988
    Joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (current Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.)
    October 1999
    Executive Planner of the Corporate Planning Office and HR Department
    April 2002
    Executive Manager of the G-HR Planning Office
    *G-HR: A cross-functional organization responsible for the group’s HR business category
    April 2004
    Executive of the Corporate Planning Office and Corporate Strategy Office
    April 2005
    Corporate Executive Officer
    June 2012
    Corporate Executive Officer and Board Director
    October 2012
    Corporate Executive Officer and Board Director, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
    April 2013
    Managing Corporate Executive Officer and Board Director
    April 2016
    CSO, CHRO, and Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer (current position)
    After joining Recruit Co., Ltd. (currently Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.) in 1988, Shogo Ikeuchi spent his first two years working on a supercomputer project. He subsequently worked in the Corporate Planning and Recruitment Advertising Departments before transferring to the Human Resources Department in 1993. There he was involved in the design of the company’s personnel management system. From 2000, he worked at the Office of Corporate Planning, where he engaged in the formulation of mid- and long-term growth strategies, promoted new business development, and facilitated overseas business expansion with a focus on Asia. He subsequently was in charge of corporate planning and human resources as an Executive Officer, a role which he assumed in 2005 and which contributed to Recruit’s overseas business expansion and R&D efforts. After being appointed Corporate Executive Officer and Board Director in 2012, he was based in New York as Representative Director of Recruit USA, Inc. from January 2014 through the end of March 2016. In April 2016, he assumed the positions of Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer and Board Director and has been in charge of corporate planning and human resources.

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  • Keiichi Sagawa

    CFO, CRO, and Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer

    Keiichi Sagawa

    CFO, CRO, and Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer

    April 1988
    Joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (current Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.)
    October 2000
    Executive Planner of the Agency Department/Tokyo Metropolitan Area Control, HR Division, HR Division Company
    July 2002
    Executive Manager of the Agency Control Department, HR Division Company
    April 2003
    Executive Manager of the 3rd MP Department, HR/Tokyo Metropolitan Area, HR Division Company
    *MP: Media Production
    April 2004
    Division Head of the HR Tokai Division, HR Division Company
    April 2006
    Corporate Executive Officer
    June 2011
    Corporate Executive Officer and Board Director
    October 2012
    Corporate Executive Officer and Board Director, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
    April 2013
    Managing Corporate Executive Officer and Board Director
    April 2016
    CFO, CRO, and Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer (current position)
    Keiichi Sagawa joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (currently Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.) in 1988, where he was first assigned to the accounting department before transferring to the HR Division in 2000 and becoming Division Head of the HR Tokai Division in 2004. In that capacity, he worked to strengthen services such as From A and Townwork.
    He subsequently was appointed Corporate Executive Officer in 2006. As the officer responsible for business supervision, he facilitated the reorganization of the governance structure from a division-based structure to a company-based structure. By redefining the company as the strategic business unit and delegating authority and responsibility accordingly, he improved the level of freedom in business operations and helped develop business leaders. As the officer responsible for investment management, he also built the foundation for promoting M&A strategy.
    In 2011, he was appointed Corporate Executive Officer and Board Director and led the IPO project that resulted in the successful listing of Recruit Holdings on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in October 2014.
    In his current position, he is in charge of the corporate staffing department and is responsible for areas including finance, accounting, tax matters, capital market strategies, legal affairs, compliance, and information security.

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  • Shigeo Ohyagi

    External Board Director

    Shigeo Ohyagi

    External Board Director

    March 1971
    Joined Teijin Limited
    February 1992
    Director of Pharmaceutical Marketing & Planning Department
    June 1999
    Corporate Officer (Tokyo Branch Chief)
    June 2001
    Executive Officer
    (Deputy General Manager of Pharmaceutical Marketing Division)
    June 2002
    Senior Executive Officer
    (General Manager of Pharmaceutical Unit)
    June 2005
    Managing Director (CIO)
    June 2006
    Senior Managing Director (CIO)
    April 2007
    Senior Managing Director (CSO)
    June 2008
    President and CEO, Representative Director of the Board
    April 2014
    Chairman of the Board (current position)
    June 2014
    External Board Director, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (current position)
    Note: Scheduled to retire after the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled in June 2018

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  • Yasushi Shingai

    External Board Director

    Yasushi Shingai

    External Board Director

    April 1980
    Joined Japan Tobacco and Salt Public Corporation (current Japan Tobacco Inc.)
    July 2001
    Vice President of Financial Planning Division
    June 2004
    Senior Vice President, Head of Finance Group and Vice President of Financial Planning Division
    July 2004
    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    June 2005
    Member of the Board, Senior Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer
    June 2006
    Member of the Board, Executive Vice President of JT International S.A.
    June 2011
    Executive Vice President and Representative Director (current position)
    June 2014
    External Board Director, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (current position)
    Note: Scheduled to retire after the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled in June 2018

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Audit & Supervisory Board Member

  • Yukiko Nagashima

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing)

    Yukiko Nagashima

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing)

    April 1985
    Joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (current Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.)
    April 2001
    Executive Planner of the Human Resources Management Office, Corporate Staffing Unit
    April 2004
    Division Head of the Bridal Information Division, IMC Division Company
    *IMC: Integrated Marketing Communications, referring to the marketing media business segment for a number of business categories including bridal, travel, and automobiles
    April 2006
    Corporate Executive Officer
    January 2008
    President and Representative Director, Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd.
    October 2012
    Corporate Executive Officer, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
    April 2016
    Advisor
    July 2016
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing) (current position)
    Yukiko Nagashima joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (current Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.) in 1985. After working in recruitment advertising, she transferred to the personnel department in 1995. There, she headed recruitment and education and launched an internal business school and other programs for exchange study among companies in different industries. She transferred to the bridal business in 2002 and grew Zexy into the largest bridal information service business in Japan before being appointed Corporate Executive Officer in 2006. She subsequently was appointed President and Representative Director of Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd. in 2008, where she promoted "smart work" that emphasizes per-hour productivity and pursued the creation of work opportunities for more diverse individuals. She assumed her current role as Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing) in June 2016.

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  • Akihito Fujiwara

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing)

    Akihito Fujiwara

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing)

    August 1986
    Joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (current Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.)
    April 2000
    Executive Manager of the FIT 1st Department, Business Staffing Group
    *FIT:Federation of IT, referring to a company-wide cross-functional information systems organization
    April 2004
    Federation Executive Officer of FIT
    April 2006
    Corporate Executive Officer
    October 2012
    Corporate Executive Officer, Recruit Marketing Partners Co., Ltd.
    June 2014
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing), Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (current position)
    Akihito Fujiwara joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (currently Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.) in 1986. He was responsible for building many operational systems within the Information Network Department and Internal Systems Department, transitioning from paper-based to Internet-based business, and establishing IT management processes. He became Federation Executive Officer of FIT (Federation of IT, referring to a company-wide cross-functional information systems organization which is currently Recruit Technologies Co., Ltd.) in 2004 and Corporate Executive Officer in 2006 before being appointed head of the Automobile division (currently Recruit Marketing Partners Co., Ltd.) in 2009 and head of the ad optimization and Keyman’s Net promotion office in 2013. He was named Audit & Supervisory Board Member (standing) of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. in 2014, a position he still holds today.

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  • Hiroki Inoue

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Hiroki Inoue

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    April 1990
    Admitted to bar (Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association)
    Joined Nagashima & Ohno
    (current Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu)
    July 1996
    Nagashima & Ohno, ASEAN Office, Singapore
    January 1998
    Partner of Nagashima & Ohno
    January 2000
    Partner of
    Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (current position)
    January 2015
    Managing Partner of
    Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (current position)
    July 2015
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member,
    Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (current position)
    Hiroki Inoue is a Partner of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. His beginnings at this law firm go back to 1990, when he joined its predecessor, Nagashima & Ohno. In 1995, he received his Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Harvard Law School. In 1996, he became a registered attorney of New York State. From 1995 to 1996, he worked at Troutman Sanders LLP, a law firm in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. From 1996 to 1998, he worked at the Nagashima & Ohno ASEAN Office, Singapore, and was involved in the legal issues facing Japanese corporations in Southeast Asia. Since returning to Japan in 1998, he has mostly focused on M&A transactions while also providing legal services in a wide range of areas, some of which include offering advice on the Companies Act, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, and the Insurance Business Act, and offering guidance on annual general meetings and international business transactions. Since 2015, he has been involved in the management of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu as Managing Partner. he is also currently serving as an Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. since being appointed to this position in June 2015.

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  • Yasuaki Nishiura

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    Yasuaki Nishiura

    Audit & Supervisory Board Member

    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 LLP
    June 2011
    West Region Leader of Japanese Service Group, Deloitte & Touche LLP
    June 2016
    Audit & Supervisory Board Member,
    Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (current position)
    Yasuaki Nishiura joined the Tokyo Office of Tohmatsu Aoki & Co. (currently Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC) in 1975. After seven years of experience in the audit department, he was transferred to the San Francisco office of Touche Ross & Co. (currently Deloitte & Touche LLP) and launched the Japanese Services Group from scratch. Five years later in 1987, he was promoted to partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP. He has been involved with many consulting projects such as M&A transactions, human capital strategy, and intellectual property strategy and mainly supported the direct investments of Japanese businesses into the United States. In 2011, he was promoted to West Region Leader of Japanese Services Group of Deloitte & Touche LLP. In 2014, he retired from Deloitte & Touche LLP. In June of 2016, he joined Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. as an Audit & Supervisory Board Member and is currently serving in that capacity. He is also a Visiting Professor at Nagoya University, a position he has held since August 2016.

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Corporate Executive Officers

  • 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.

    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.

    April 1999
    Joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (current Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.)
    October 2009
    Executive Manager of the Customer Action Platform Promotion Office
    April 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
    April 2012
    Corporate Executive Officer
    September 2012
    Chairman, Indeed, Inc.
    October 2012
    Corporate Executive Officer, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
    October 2013
    CEO & President, Indeed, Inc.
    October 2015
    CEO, Indeed, Inc. (current position)
    April 2016
    Managing Corporate Executive Officer, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
    Head of Global Online HR Business (current position)
    Note: HR Technology Business now
    January 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)

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  • Yoshihiro Kitamura

    Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    Head of Media & Solution Business
    President and Representative Director, Recruit Co., Ltd.
    President and Representative Director, Recruit Technologies Co., Ltd.

    Yoshihiro Kitamura

    Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    Head of Media & Solution Business
    President and Representative Director, Recruit Co., Ltd.
    President and Representative Director, Recruit Technologies Co., Ltd.

    April 1997
    Joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (current Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.)
    April 2009
    Company Officer of the Bridal Company
    April 2010
    Company Head of the Beauty Information Company
    October 2010
    Company Head of the Beauty Information Company
    Executive Manager of the Ponpare Promotion Office, CAP Company
    *CAP: Customer Action Platform, referring to the travel, restaurant, beauty, learning, and other lifestyle business categories
    April 2011
    Division Head of the Beauty Information Division, CAP Company
    October 2012
    Corporate Executive Officer, Recruit Lifestyle Co., Ltd.
    April 2013
    Corporate Executive Officer, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
    President and Representative Director, Recruit Lifestyle Co., Ltd.
    April 2015
    Managing Corporate Executive Officer, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (current position)
    April 2016
    Head of Media & Solution Business (current position)
    President and Representative Director, Recruit Technologies Co., Ltd. (current position)
    April 2018
    President and Representative Director, Recruit Co., Ltd. (current position)

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  • Rob Zandbergen

    Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    Head of Staffing Business CEO, Recruit Global Staffing B.V. CEO, USG People Holdings B.V.

    Rob Zandbergen

    Managing Corporate Executive Officer
    Head of Staffing Business CEO, Recruit Global Staffing B.V. CEO, USG People Holdings B.V.

    August 1983
    Royal Dutch Army, Ministry of Defense
    February 1990
    KPN N.V., The Hague CFO KPN Telecommerce BV
    January 2001
    CFO, SNT N.V.
    March 2003
    CFO, Solvus N.V.
    August 2005
    CFO, USG People N.V.
    July 2009
    CFO and CEO ad interim. , USG People N.V.
    July 2010
    CEO and chairman of the Board, USG People N.V.
    July 2016
    CEO, USG People B.V.
    January 2018
    Managing Corporate Executive Officer, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (current position)
    Head of Global Staffing Business(current position)
    Note: Staffing Business now
    CEO, Recruit Global Staffing B.V. (current position)
    CEO, USG People Holdings B.V. (current position)

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  • Junichi Arai

    Corporate Executive Officer (Capital Markets Strategy/Corporate Planning)

    Junichi Arai

    Corporate Executive Officer (Capital Markets Strategy/Corporate Planning)

    April 1988
    Joined Lehman Brothers Japan
    April 1999
    Joined Morgan Stanley Securities (Current Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities)
    January 2004
    Promoted to Head of Tokyo M&A Advisory Group
    April 2007
    Joined Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (Current Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities) Managing Director and Head of Strategic Advisory Group
    February 2011
    Founding partner of Nakamura Arai Partners
    November 2016
    Corporate Officer, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
    April 2018
    Corporate Executive Officer (current position)

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  • Hiroaki Ogata

    Corporate Executive Officer (Global Internet Business Development)

    Hiroaki Ogata

    Corporate Executive Officer (Global Internet Business Development)

    April 1981
    Joined Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
    January 2008
    Resigned from Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
    June 2008
    Corporate Executive Officer, Recruit Co., Ltd. (current Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.)
    April 2011
    Corporate Officer
    October 2012
    Corporate Officer, Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
    Aprill 2017
    Corporate Exective Officer (current position)

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  • Ayano Senaha

    Corporate Executive Officer(Corporate Planning / Corporate Communication / Human Resources)

    Ayano Senaha

    Corporate Executive Officer(Corporate Planning / Corporate Communication / Human Resources)

    April 2006
    Joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (current Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.)
    January 2013
    Advantage Resourcing UK Ltd. Director
    Advantage XPO Ltd. Director
    January 2014
    Advantage Group Ltd. Managing Director
    Advantage Professional UK Ltd. Managing Director
    Advantage XPO Ltd. Director
    July 2015
    Executive Manager of the R&D Business Development Office, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
    April 2016
    Executive Manager of the Talent Management Office
    January 2018
    Executive Manager of the Corporate Planning Office
    Executive Manager of the Talent Management Office
    Indeed Inc. Chief of Staff
    April 2018
    Corporate Executive Officer (current position)

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  • Iwaaki Taniguchi

    Corporate Executive Officer (Finance/Accounting/Tax)

    Iwaaki Taniguchi

    Corporate Executive Officer (Finance/Accounting/Tax)

    April 1989
    Joined The Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan, Ltd. (current Shinsei Bank)
    June 2001
    Deputy Chief Representative, New York Representative Office
    January 2004
    Joined Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd
    April 2013
    SVP & General Manager, Finance & Accounting Division
    January 2015
    SVP & General Manager, Corporate Finance Division
    January 2017
    Corporate Executive Officer, Recruit Holdings, Co., Ltd. (current position)

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  • Mark Schultz

    Corporate Executive Officer (Legal/Compliance/Information Security)

    Mark Schultz

    Corporate Executive Officer (Legal/Compliance/Information Security)

    October 2003
    Vice President and General Counsel; Assistant Corporate Secretary, Raytheon Missile Systems
    June 2008
    Senior Vice President and General Counsel; Corporate Secretary, SRA International, Inc.
    May 2012
    Chief Legal and Risk Officer; Corporate Secretary, MWH Global, Inc.
    July 2013
    Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
    July 2016
    Corporate Executive Officer,
    Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (current position)

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