Martin Woodrow was Appointed as Head of HR Americas at Rakuten

Date of management change: January 16, 2020 

What Happened?

San Mateo, CA-based Rakuten Appointed Martin Woodrow as Head of HR Americas


About the Company

In Japanese, Rakuten stands for `optimism.` It means we believe in the future. It`s an understanding that, with the right mind-set, we can make the future better by what we do today. So we challenge ourselves to evolve, innovate and experiment, to create a better, happier future for everyone. Today, our 70+ businesses span e-commerce, digital content, communications and fintech, bringing the joy of discovery to more than 1 billion members across the world. We have brought together a unique set of Internet services that will change the way retailers and marketers go about their ecommerce business. With Rakuten Marketing, Rakuten Ebates and Rakuten Slice, marketers have the platform and data intelligence to reach consumers at the moment they want to make a purchase. Our USA businesses, with their regional head office in Silicon Valley, provide a customer-centric ecosystem that challenges limits and empowers people, markets and society through innovation. As such, Forbes has recognized Rakuten one of the world`s “Most Innovative Companies” for the past 6 years. We enjoy all the benefits of the tech industry with a family atmosphere that respects our views and nurtures our career. We have the vision and global opportunities to make amazing things happen. For us, there`s always more to life than the office desk. We play as hard as we work!


About the Person

Martin Woodrow is Head of HR Americas at Rakuten. Previously, Martin held various senior HR leadership roles in the industry.


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