Company Infomation
History
February 1976
Temporary Center Inc. established in Kita-ku, Osaka-shi to undertake temporary staffing as its main business.
November 1976
Tokyo Office set up in Hatchobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
July 1977
Osaka Headquarters moved to Itoman Bldg., Honcho, Higashi-ku, Osaka-shi, to cope with the expansion in operations.
July 1978
Tokyo Office moved to the Nippon Press Center Bldg., Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, as business expanded; became the Tokyo Headquarters.
November 1983
Temporary Center Okayama Inc. (currently Pasona Okayama Inc.) established in Okayama-shi as an area franchise of the temporary staffing service.
April 1984
Osaka Headquarters moved to Nakanoshima Nichimen Bldg., Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, following an expansion in operations.
August 1984
Temporary Center Kyoto Inc. established in Kyoto-shi as an area franchise of the temporary staffing service.
May 1985
Temporary Center Nakakyushu Inc. established in Kumamoto-shi as an area franchise of the temporary staffing service.
November 1985
Global Brain Inc. established to provide recruiting and placement services aimed at corporate executives.
May 1986
Temporary Center Nagasaki Inc. established in Nagasaki-shi as an area franchise of the temporary staffing service.
July 1986
Obtained license for General Worker Dispatching Undertakings following enactment of the Temporary Staffing Law.
August 1986
NS Personnel Service Co., Ltd. established through capital participation in a temporary staffing subsidiary of the Nippon Steel Group.
September 1989
Temporary Sunrise Inc. established in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, to promote employment of personnel with disabilities.
July 1991
Childcare International Inc. (currently Pasona Foster Inc.), a management agency for corporate childcare centers, established.
June 1993
Corporate name Temporary Center Inc. changed to Pasona Inc.
December 1993
Human Resources Exchange System Inc. established to offer outplacement service to promote flexibility in the labor market through temporary transfers to non-affiliated companies.
May 1994
Windows Rescue Dept. (currently Pasona Tech, Inc.) created within Pasona Inc. to offer temporary staffing of gWindowsh PC specialists.
November 1994
Female University Student Support Project created to provide support to unemployed female university graduates amid severe employment conditions. Business Intern System launched to offer training on required office skills such as PC operation and to provide internships at companies.
May 1995
Special Senior Worker Temporary Staffing Service (currently Senior/Business Talent Bank Team at Pasona Inc.) established to develop employment opportunities for senior personnel over 60.
March 1996
Business Coop. Inc. (currently Benefit One Inc.) established to offer outsourcing services for corporate employee benefit programs.
May 1996
Mac Rescue Dept. (currently Pasona Tech Inc.) created at Pasona Inc. to offer temporary staffing of gMacintoshh PC specialists.
November 1996
Pasona Foster Inc. established to undertake personnel training and staffing in the nursing area.
March 1998
Home Office Network created to offer job information to Home Office Workers.
October 1998
Pasona Talent Bank created to set up a talent registry for middle-aged and older professionals and to provide support for working as independent contractors.
June 2000
Pasona Sunrise Inc. obtained operational rights from former Pasona Inc.,(currently Nambu Enterprisel, Inc.) changed corporate name to Pasona Inc.;
December 2001
Pasona Inc. is listed on the Nasdaq Japan stock market. (currently Nippon New Market - "Hercules")
September 2002
Osaka Toshiba Management Center Co., Ltd, becomes a subsidiary following the assumption of new shares, and the business name changed to Pasona Empower Inc.
October 2002
e-staffing Co., Ltd. becomes an equity method affiliate following a joint investment with Tempstaff Co., Ltd. and Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd., that gave Pasona an interest in the e-staffing Co., Ltd. subsidiary.
December 2002
Kansai Koyo Soushutsu Kiko (Kansai Employment Creation Organization Inc.) established through joint funding with major regional firms. The company will act as a sort of personnel gbridge bank,h linking small and medium-sized enterprises who lack personnel, and skilled middle-aged and older candidates with experience at major firms.
March 2003
Pasona Inc. established Pasona Logicom Inc, a company providing outsourcing services for distribution contracting, including distribution functions.

Pasona Inc. acquires the stock of Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd.'s temporary staffing subsidiary Con-Be, Inc.
Apri 2003
Pasona Heartful Inc. established, as a new venture aimed to further promoting employment opportunities for the physically and mentally handicapped.
June 2003
In a joint investment with Kawaijuku Educational Institution, Pasona Inc. established National Examination Center Inc. to offer outsourcing services concerning exams.
July 2003
Following Kansai, personnel "bridge bank", Kanto Employment Creation Organization Inc. established through joint funding with major regional firms.
October 2003
Pasona Inc. spins off its Placement & Recruiting Division and restarts operations as Pasona Carent Inc. to expand business.

Pasona Inc. is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
March 2004
Pasona Tech, Inc. registers to Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA)
September 2004
Benefit One Inc. stock registered over-the-counter with the Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA)

Pasona Global Inc. established to offer Recruiting/Placement services and recruiting consultation of global personnel.
October 2004
Pasona Engineering Inc. established to provide temporary staffing of electrical engineers.
February 2005
PASONA O2, an underground farm, opened on the B2 level of Pasona Inc.fs Tokyo Headquarter (Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
March 2005
Pasona REP Power Inc. established to offer support and consulting services on sales for Pasona and the Pasona Group.
June 2005
Pasona Fortune Inc. established to conduct platform business activities that bring together both companies and business specialists in various areas.
July 2005
HR Partners Inc., through a joint capital investment by in-house affiliates of leading large-scale corporations, established an independent website to facilitate recruiting and the sharing of information of indirect departments, such as the benefits and training of registered staff.
September 2005
Pasona Management Consultancy (Shenzhen) established in China to offer HR management and corporate management consulting services.
March 2006
Pasona Human Resources (Shanghai) Co., Ltd established to offer recruiting and permanent placement services toward Japanese companies in China.

Benefit One Inc. listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
April 2006
In a joint investment with EDION Corporation., Pasona e-Professional Inc. established to offer mainly temporary staffing services toward EDION groupfs home appliance stores.
January 2007
Pasona career assets Inc. and Pasona Carent Inc. joined becoming the first company in Japan with offices across 47 prefectures providing placement/recruiting and outplacement services as Pasona career Inc.
April 2007
CLUB PASONA OMOTESANDO, a facility to provide fringe benefit services to our registered staff, opened in Jingumae, Shibuya-ward, Tokyo.
September 2007
Opened Pasona Group Inc. headquarters at Shin-Marunouchi Bldg. in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
October 2007
Pasona Inc. acquired additional shares in Kansai Employment Creation Organization Inc. and Kanto Employment Creation Organization Inc., making them consolidated subsidiaries.
December 2007
Pasona Group Inc. established as a pure holding company through the transfer of shares.The Company is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and on the Nippon New Market gHercules,h Osaka Securities Exchange.
January 2008
Pasona ADP Payroll, Inc. is removed from Pasona Groupfs scope of consolidation as an equity-method affiliate following the transfer of its shares.
March 2008
Pelham Search Pacific Limited and Pelham International Limited are removed from Pasona Groupfs scope of consolidation as subsidiary companies following the transfer of their shares.
Pasona Group Inc. acquired additional shares in Financial Sun Inc., making itfs a wholly owned subsidiary.
April 2008
Pasona Group Inc. acquired additional shares in Pasona Insurance Inc., making itfs a wholly owned subsidiary.
October 2008
Pasona CIO Inc., established to a Group shared service company focusing on the IT field
December 2008
Pasona Inc. merged with Financial Sun Inc. and Pasona Sportsmate Inc.
PASONA EUROPE LIMITED is removed from Pasona Groupfs scope of consolidation as a subsidiary company following the transfer of all of its shares.
The Company is delisted listed from the Nippon New Market gHercules,h Osaka Securities Exchange.
April 2009
Pasona Inc. merged with Pasona Insurance Inc. and Pasona Temp to Perm, Inc.
Pasona Inc. took over the rights and obligations of Pasona Youth Inc., a company which focuses on temporary staffing activities for new graduates and graduates with limited experience in the workforce through a process of corporate merger and spin off.
Pasona REP Power Inc. merged with Pasona Youth Inc. Corporate name changed to Pasona Dotank Inc.
May 2009
Benefit One Inc. took over the rights and obligations of NARP Inc., a company which engages in the individual membership system employee welfare service business through a process of corporate merger and spin off.
July 2009
Pasona Inc.merged with MITSUI BUSSAN HUMAN RESOURCES CORPORATION.
November 2009
Pasona Tech, Inc. included in the scope of consolidation as a wholly owned subsidiary following the acquisition of shares by way of public tender.
December 2009
Pasona Group headquarters sestablished in Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
February 2010
Shares of AIG Staff Co., Ltd., the human resource company of the AIG Group, acquired; company included in Pasona Group's scope of consolidation as a subsidiary company.
March 2010
Pasona Career Inc. merged with Pasona Inc. with Pasona Career as the surviving company; corporate name changed to Pasona Inc.

Pasona Kyoto, Inc, and Pasona Nagasaki Inc. included in the scope of consolidation as wholly owned subsidiaries following the acquisition of additional shares.
April 2010
Pasona Sparkle Inc. merged with Pasona Sourcing Inc. with Pasona Sparkle as the surviving company; corporate name changed to Pasona Sourcing Inc.
September 2010
Pasona Inc. merged with AIG Staff Co., Ltd.
November 2010
Pasona Inc. merged with Pasona Nagasaki Inc.
December 2010
Pasona Inc. merged with Pasona Global Inc. with Pasona Inc.

Pasona e-Professional Inc. included in the scope of consolidation as wholly owned subsidiary following the acquisition of additional shares.
January 2011
Pasona Nakakyushu Inc. shares sold. Company removed from the scope of consolidation as an affiliated company.
March 2011
Shares of K·I·S Co., Ltd. acquired; company included in the scope of consolidation as a subsidiary company.
April 2011
Pasona Inc. merged with Pasona Kyoto Inc.
June 2011
Pasona e-Professional Inc. changes its corporate name to Pasona Marketing Inc.

Pasona Inc. acquires all rights and obligations relating to the temporary staffing businesses of Ricoh Human Creates Co., Ltd. and Ricoh San-Ai Life Inc.
October 2011
Kansai Employment Creation Organization Inc. succeeded a part of business of Kantou Employment Creation Organization Inc.
November 2011
Kansai Employment Creation Organization Inc. transferred a part of its business to Pasona Inc.; corporate name changed to Nihon Employment Creation Organization Inc.
November 2011
Pasona Inc. merged with Kantou Employment Creation Organization Inc. with Pasona Inc. as the surviving company.
November 2011
Pasona Korea Co., Ltd. established as a subsidiary company to engage in human resource services with a focus on Japanese-affiliated companies in Korea.
December 2011
Shares of International Transaction Center Ltd. acquired; company included in the scope of consolidation as a subsidiary company.
December 2011
Pasona Agri-Partners Inc. established as a subsidiary company to conduct agriculture-related business activities.
January 2012
PT Pasona HR Indonesia established as a subsidiary company to engage in human resource services with a focus on Japanese-affiliated companies in Indonesia.
March 2012
Shares of CAPLAN Corporation, a group company of ITOCHU Corporation and Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., acquired; company included in Pasona Group's scope of consolidation as a subsidiary company.
March 2012
Benefit One Inc. acquired shares of Unimat Solutions Inc.; company included in Benefit One's scope of consolidation as a subsidiary company; corporate name changed to Benefit One Solutions, Inc.
April 2012
Shares of YASKAWA BUSINESS STAFF CORPORATION, a group company of Yaskawa Electric Group, acquired; company included in Pasona Group's scope of consolidation as a subsidiary company.
May 2012
Shares of Bewith, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, acquired; company included in Pasona Group's scope of consolidation as a subsidiary company.
May 2012
Benefit One Inc. established Benefit One Shanghai Inc. as an overseas affiliated company to conduct welfare benefit program services for Chinese employees working for Japanese-affiliated companies.
May 2012
Benefit One Inc. acquired shares of Hoken Kyouiku Center Co., Ltd.; company included in Benefit One's scope of consolidation as a subsidiary company;
July 2012
Hoken Kyouiku Center Co., Ltd. inherits healthcare businesses of Benefit One Inc. through absorption-type company split; corporate name changed to Benefit one Healthcare Inc.
August 2012
Corporate name International Transaction Center Ltd. changed to Pasona Language Inc.
September 2012
Pasona Furusato Incubation Inc. established as a joint-venture company with Benefit One Inc. to provide local revitalization businesses.
October 2012
Pasona Tech, Inc. merged with Pasona Engineering Inc.
October 2012
Pasona Empower Inc. merged with Pasona Marketing Inc. with Pasona Empower as the surviving company; corporate name changed to Pasona Marketing Inc.
October 2012
Benefit One USA, Inc. established to conduct welfare benefit program services for Japanese-affiliated companies which started operating in the U.S. and local U.S. companies.
October 2012
Pasona Tech, Inc. acquired shares of Argo Co., Ltd.; company included in the scope of consolidation as a subsidiary company.
November 2012
Pasona Tquila Inc. established to provide Salesforce introduction consulting services as well as cultivate and dispatch cloud engineers.
December 2012
Pasona HR Consulting Recruitment (Thailand) Co., Ltd. established as a joint-venture company with Toyota Tsusho Corporation to engage in human resource services in Thailand. Pasona HR Consulting Recruitment (Thailand) Co., Ltd. included in the Company's scope of consolidation as a subsidiary company.
January 2013
CAPLAN Corporation acquired shares of Asahi Beer Communications Co., Ltd. from Asahi Breweries, Ltd.; company included in the scope of consolidation as a subsidiary company.
February 2013
Pasona Life Care Inc. established as a subsidiary company to engage in care welfare and housekeeping services, then care welfare and housekeeping services of Pasona Sourcing Inc. transferred to Pasona Life Care Inc.
May 2013
Pasona Inc. merged with Pasona Sourcing Inc.
As of May 2013
Note: Represented above is our corporate history starting with the establishment of former Pasona Inc. (currently Nambu Enterprise Inc.)
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