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Global Management Forum 2021

Japan's Mercari to boost overseas recruiting as border reopens

CEO of online marketplace says foreign engineers account for 70% of new hires

Mercari CEO Shintaro Yamada: "Foreigners have more experience on how to create large-scale services efficiently." (Photo by Yoichi Iwata) 

TOKYO -- Mercari, Japan's largest online marketplace for secondhand goods, is planning to step up recruiting of foreign engineers after the country reopened borders this week.

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