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March 31, 2017
  • Rakuten, Inc.

Personnel Change Announcement

TOKYO, March 31, 2017 - Rakuten, Inc. (4755: Tokyo) today announced the following personnel change which was approved by its Board of Directors on March 30, 2017.

■ Personnel Change (Effective April 1, 2017)
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■Name: Kentaro Hyakuno
■New Title:Executive Vice President
                      COO&CMO
                      Group Executive Vice President
■Current Title:Managing Executive Officer
                          COO&CMO
                          Group Executive Vice President
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■Name:Naho Kono
■New Title:Managing Executive Officer
                       E-Commerce Company President
■Current Title: Senior Executive Officer
                              E-Commerce Company President
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■Name:Yuzo Hashiya
■New Title: Executive Officer
                       Insurance Company
                       President
■Current Title: Insurance Company
                             President
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■Name:Kazuhiko Kasahara
■New Title:Executive Officer
                      Card & Payments Company
                      Point Partner Business Department
                      General Manager
■Current Title:Card & Payments Company
                              Point Partner Business Department
                              General Manager
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■Name:Ryo Matsumura
■New Title:Executive Officer
                     E-Commerce Company
                     Director
■Current Title: E-Commerce Company
                            Director
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■Name:Yoshiyuki Takano
■New Title:Executive Officer
                       Life & Leisure Company
                       Travel Business
                       Vice President
■Current Title: Life & Leisure Company
                            Travel Business
                             Vice President
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■Name:Arjen van de Vall
■New Title:Executive Officer
                       Rakuten Europe
                       Chief Commercial Officer
■Current Title: Rakuten Europe
                             Chief Commercial Officer
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*Abbreviation
COO: Chief Operating Officer
CMO: Chief Marketing Officer