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Rakuten, Leading Ecommerce Marketplace Company, Retains Frederickson Partners for Global Head of Total Rewards Search

Rakuten, the largest ecommerce company in Japan and a global ecommerce marketplace, has hired Frederickson Partners for their Head of Total Rewards search. In this position, the executive will be responsible for developing a long term “total rewards” strategy  outside of Japan that will attract, motivate, and engage Rakuten’s talent in companies as it continues to expand. The leader will oversee the strategy for compensation, influencing its implementation, review, and the overall embedding of and compliance with the strategy.

Rakuten is the third largest ecommerce marketplace company worldwide. Quickly becoming a household name having formed sponsorships and partnerships with well-known organizations such as the Golden State Warriors and FC Barcelona, Rakuten is a computer software company offering internet services spanning across e-commerce, digital content, communications, and fintech. In Japanese, Rakuten stands for ‘optimism’, signaling an understanding that, with the right mind-set, the company can make the future better by what they do today.

Frederickson Partners recruits high impact executive talent for innovative companies worldwide. As a part of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Frederickson recruits executives for the entire C-suite, specializing in HR and People, and matching startups, tech unicorns, mission-based organizations and Fortune 500 enterprises with world-class executive leaders. Frederickson’s U.S. locations include San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta and Nashville, serving many global tech hubs, Clients include Alphabet, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Fitbit, Gartner, Gilead, Intel, Intuit, Lyft, Nieman Marcus, Pinterest, Qualtrics, Roche, SoFi, The Nature Conservancy, Twitter, Uber, Waymo and Workday.

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Frederickson Partners, a Gallagher company is a market leader in retained executive search since 1995. As one of the top-rated HR executive search and C-suite recruiting firms, we have expertise in placing Chief People Officers, Chief Human Resources Officers, Chief Diversity Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Legal Officers and many other senior leaders. We draw on a broad network of rising and established executives and leaders, and a 28-year reputation as a talent acquisition and HR Advisory provider.

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