Management Team

Link and Motivation Inc.’s management team

Directors

Chairman and Representative Director

Ozasa Yoshihisa

Profile
Born in 1961
Graduated from the School of Political Science and Economics at Waseda University
Joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (currently Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.)
After serving as Manager of the Organizational and Personnel Consulting Office at Recruit Co., Ltd. and Senior Researcher at the Recruit Works Institute, in 2000 established Link and Motivation Inc. and took office as President and Representative Director
Appointed as Chairman and Representative Director of Link and Motivation Inc. in 2013.

President and Representative Director

Sakashita Hideki

Profile
Born in 1967
Graduated from the School of Commerce at Senshu University
Joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (currently Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.)
After working in the General Human Resource Services Department and the Organizational and Personnel Consulting Office at Recruit Co., Ltd., helped establish Link and Motivation Inc. and was appointed as a Director in 2000
In 2013, appointed President and Representative Director.

Director

Ohno Shunichi

Profile
Born in 1967
Graduated from the Faculty of Economics at Seikei University
After working for Aoyama Audit Company (PriceWaterhouse) and PwC Consulting Co., Ltd. (currently IBM Japan, Ltd.), joined Link and Motivation Inc. in 2002
In 2004, appointed Manager of the Corporate Design Headquarters (currently the Group Design Office).
In 2008, appointed as a Director of Link and Motivation Inc.

Director

Kitsu Hiroyuki

Profile
Born in 1964
Graduated from the Faculty of Economics at Keio University
Joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (currently Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.)
In 2006, appointed as Operating Officer of Recruit Agent Co., Ltd. (currently Recruit Career Co., Ltd.).
In 2013, joined Square Enix Co., Ltd. as a Corporate Executive
In 2015, joined Link and Motivation Inc. as an Executive Officer and appointed Director of Interac Co., Ltd. (currently Link Interac Inc.)
In 2016, appointed as a Director of Link and Motivation Inc. Established Link Japan Careers Inc. and was appointed as President and Representative Director in the same year

Director

Oguri Takashi

Profile
Born in 1978
Graduated from the School of Political Science and Economics at Waseda University
Joined Link and Motivation Inc. in 2002
After working in sales and consulting in the recruiting field, transferred to the Corporate Design Headquarters (currently the Group Design Office) as a manager in 2011. Appointed as a Director of Aviva Co., Ltd. (currently Link Academy Inc.) in the same year
In 2014, appointed President and Representative Director of Link Academy Inc.
In 2017, appointed as a Director of Link Staffing Inc. and a Director of Link and Motivation Inc.

Director

Kawauchi Masanao

Profile
Born in 1979
Graduated from the School of Education at Waseda University
In 2003, joined Link and Motivation Inc.
In 2010, appointed as Executive Officer of the recruiting business in Kansai
In 2014, appointed as Executive Officer of the consulting business for major corporations
In 2018, appointed as a Director of Link and Motivation Inc.

Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Full-Time)

Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Full-Time)

Honda Yutaka

Profile
Born in 1963
Graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Tokyo
After working for Recruit Co., Ltd. (currently Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.) and other companies, opened the Honda Certified Tax Accountant Office in 1998.
In 2001, joined Link and Motivation Inc.
In 2002, appointed as an Audit & Supervisory Board member (Full-Time) of Link and Motivation Inc.

Outside Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members (Part-Time)

Outside Director (Part-Time)

Yuasa Tomoyuki

Profile
Born in 1976
Graduated from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Tokyo
Joined Andersen Consulting, Ltd. (currently Accenture Japan Ltd.)
Joined Revamp Corporation, following which served on temporary transfer at Lotteria Co., Ltd. as an Operating Officer at the Product Development Headquarters and Administrative Headquarters
In 2010, appointed as President and Representative Director of Act Tank Corporation and Director of Revamp Corporation
In 2013, appointed as Representative Director of Revamp Business Solutions Corporation
In 2016, appointed as President and Representative Director of Revamp Corporation and as an Outside Director of Link and Motivation Inc.

Outside Director (Part-Time)

Kakuyama Takashi

Profile
Born in 1951
Mr. Kakuyama was appointed as an Outside Director of Link and Motivation Inc. in 2020.
He was appointed as a Dean of School of Motivation and Behavioral Sciences of Tokyo Future University in 2012 and Professor and Director of Motivation Laboratory of the University in 2011.
He was previously served as Dean of Faculty of Human and Social Studies of Tokyo International University in 2003 and Dean of Graduate School of Sociology of the University in 2009.
Prior to that, he was appointed as Visiting Researcher of Michael G. Foster School of Business at University of Washington in 1992.
Mr. Kakuyama was appointed as a Professor of International College of Commerce (currently, Tokyo International University) in 1991 after previously serving as a Research Associate of College of Sociology at Rikkyo University, Full-time Lecturer of General Education at Tokyo International University and Assistant Professor of the University.

Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Part-Time)

Kimura Hidekazu

Profile
Born in 1959
Graduated from the School of Economics at Osaka University
After working at Japan Recruit Center Co., Ltd. (currently Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.), established HRT, Inc. in 2003
In 2006, appointed as an Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Part-Time) of Link and Motivation Inc.

Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Part-Time)

Tominaga Kenji

Profile
Born in 1955
Graduated from the Faculty of Economics at Doshisha University
After working at Japan Recruit Center Co., Ltd. (currently Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.), established Career Plan Co., Ltd. in 1999
In 2003, appointed as an Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Part-Time) of Link and Motivation Inc.
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