Japanese

Hitoshi Motohara

Hitoshi Motohara

Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd
Executive Officer

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.

Hitoshi Motohara

Hitoshi Motohara

Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd
Senior Corporate Executive Officer

Hitoshi Motohara is the senior corporate executive officer of Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd., the largest staffing company in Japan and fifth-largest in the world. Responsible for expanding Recruit’s business internationally, including within Europe, Motohara led Recruit’s purchase of international recruiter Advantage Resourcing and global job site Indeed in 2012. Motohara joined Recruit in 1983 as a sales and marketing associate. In 2003, he became CEO of Recruit Staffing and in 2008, became CEO of Staff Services, the No. 1 staffing firm in Japan, following Recruit’s acquisition of the company. He is a past president of Japan Staffing Services Association (JASSA).

Hitoshi Motohara

Hitoshi Motohara

Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd.
Managing Corporate Executive Officer

Hitoshi Motohara is a managing corporate executive officer within Tokyobased Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd., the fifth-largest staffing firm in the world. Motohara is responsible for developing and executing strategies to expand Recruit’s business internationally. Motohara joined Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd., in 1983 as a sales and marketing associate, rising to hold various leadership positions. In 2003, he became CEO of Recruit Staffing and began expanding the company’s staffing operations. In 2008, Motohara became CEO of Staff Services, the number one staffing firm in Japan, following Recruit’s acquisition of the company. Following Recruit’s acquisition of CSI, Staffmark, Advantage Resourcing, Peoplebank and Chandler Macleod, he led the five companies as chairman.

Hitoshi Motohara

Hitoshi Motohara

Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd
Advisor

Hitoshi Motohara’s career with Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd., the fifth-largest staffing firm in the world, spans more than three decades; he became an advisor in April 2018 after stepping down as head of its Global Staffing Business in December 2017 and as managing corporate executive officer in March 2018. In 2007, he headed the acquisition of Staff Service and since 2009, after becoming managing corporate executive officer and board director of Recruit Co. Ltd., Motohara conducted cross-border acquisitions of CSI, Staffmark, Advantage Resourcing, Peoplebank, Chandler Macleod and USG People. He also served for two years as the president of the Japan Staffing Services Association. Motohara joined Recruit in 1983.

Hitoshi Motohara

Hitoshi Motohara

Recruit
Managing Corporate Executive Officer

Hitoshi Motohara is head of Recruit Holdings Global Staffing. He joined Japan’s Recruit Group in 1983. After being promoted to president and representative director of Recruit Staffing in 2003, Motohara was consistently engaged in the temporary staffing business of the group. In 2007, Motohara headed the acquisition of Staff Service and was appointed president and representative director. Since 2009, after becoming managing corporate executive officer and board director of Recruit Co. Ltd., Motohara conducted cross-border acquisitions of CSI, Staffmark, Advantage Resourcing, Peoplebank, Chandler Macleod and USG People. Motohara is responsible for the group’s temporary staffing business.

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