Hitoshi Motohara became managing corporate executive officer for Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. In June. He joined the Recruit Group in 1983. In 2003, he was appointed president and representative director of Recruit Staffing, where he subsequently focused on the Recruit Group’s staffing business category. In 2007, he became president and representative director of the Staff Services Group following its acquisition by Recruit. Upon becoming board director and associate senior corporate executive officer of Recruit in 2009, he assumed responsibility for the international expansion of Recruit’s staffing business. Following Recruit’s acquisition of CSI, Staffmark, Advantage Resourcing, Peoplebank and Chandler Macleod, he led the five companies locally in the position of chairman.