Hitoshi Motohara, Director and Chairman
Mr. Motohara joined The CSI Companies in 2010 as chairman when CSI became a part of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. He is responsible for formulating policies and determining the overall direction of CSI in connection with business strategy, financial accounting, organizational structure, human resources, operations, and investments.
Mr. Motohara is a Managing Corporate Executive Officer of Recruit Holdings. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Recruit is currently the fourth largest staffing firm in the world, according to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2011 Global Staffing Ranking. Mr. Motohara is responsible for developing and executing strategies to expand Recruit’s business internationally.
Mr. Motohara joined Recruit Holdings in 1983, beginning his career with the company as a sales and marketing associate and rising to position of CEO of Recruit Media Communications. In 2003, he became CEO of Recruit Staffing and began expanding the company’s staffing operations. In 2008, Mr. Motohara became CEO of Staff Services, the number one staffing firm in Japan, following Recruit’s acquisition of the company.
He is a graduate of Hiroshima Shudo University School of Law in Japan, served for two years as the President of Japan Staffing Services Association and has been named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ list of the top 100 most influential people in the staffing industry.