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February 20, 2013
  • Rakuten, Inc.

Supplementary Information to Financial Results
(Transfer of Directors)

  At a meeting of the Board of Directors of Rakuten, Inc. (the Company) today, the following transfers of Directors were approved.


1. New appointment of Director (Effective March 28, 2013) (Note: 1)


Name

  Kentaro Hyakuno

Career summary

  June 1990    Joined TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
  February 2007    Executive Officer of the Company
  July 2009    Senior Executive Officer of the Company (current position)
  September 2009    Executive Director of Global Business Department (current position)
  October 2011    Director (CEO) of Play Holdings Limited (current position)

Note: 1 Appointment is planned on approval at the Annual General Shareholders Meeting scheduled for March 28, 2013


2. Retirement of Director (Effective March 28, 2013) (Note: 2)

Name

  Ken Takayama

Current Position

  Director
  Senior Executive Officer
  Chief Financial Officer
  Officer in charge of the Finance Department

Note: 2 Effective March 1, 2013, to retire as Senior Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Officer in charge of the Finance Department

  In addition, after retiring as a Director, Ken Takayama is expected to be appointed as an Executive Advisor to the management of Rakuten, Inc.


3. New Appointment as Chief Financial Officer and Officer in charge of the Finance Department (effective March 1, 2013)


  Director and Senior Executive Officer    Yoshihisa Yamada

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