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Masumi Minegishi

Masumi Minegishi

Masumi Minegishi

Chairperson and Representative Director of the Board

Career summary:
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.

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