Rakuten Insight Announces Change of Leadership

Tokyo, Japan – Rakuten Insight Global, Inc., a wholly-owned online market research subsidiary of Rakuten, Inc., a global leader in internet services headquartered in Tokyo, today announced that Takahiro “Tack” Yamaya will be assuming the role of President as of today.


Yamaya will take over from Hidefumi Watanabe the founder of the previous AIP Corporation. Watanabe is being promoted to a broader director role within the Rakuten Group and continue in an advisory role within Rakuten Insight.


Takahiro Yamaya
Takahiro “Tack” Yamaya

About Rakuten
Rakuten, Inc. (TSE: 4755) is a global leader in internet services that empower individuals, communities, businesses and society. Founded in Tokyo in 1997 as an online marketplace, Rakuten has expanded to offer services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content and communications to more than 1.2 billion members around the world. The Rakuten Group has over 15,000 employees, and operations in 30 countries and regions.
For more information visit https://global.rakuten.com/corp/

About Rakuten Insight Global
Rakuten Insight Global, Inc. is a wholly-owned online market research subsidiary company of Rakuten, Inc., a global leader in internet services headquartered in Tokyo. Rakuten Insight was established in 1997 as AIP Corporation and became part the Rakuten Group in 2014. Rakuten Insight Global possesses a research panel focusing on 15 countries and regions in Asia, North America and Europe, and a panel network covering 60 countries and regions. With offices in 11 countries Rakuten Insight provides marketing research for over 350 companies around the world.
For more information visit https://insight.rakuten.com/

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Email: rig-info@mail.rakuten.com
Phone: +81-50-5581-1710

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