The Luxury Watch Marketplace Timepeaks Raised Funds and Established a Thai Branch

The Luxury Watch Marketplace Timepeaks Raised Funds and Established a Thai Branch
Tokyo, Japan, December 20, 2018 --( Leatherball, Inc., which manages the marketplace Timepeaks, that can buy & sell luxury watches throughout the world, (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan CEO: Hitoshi Kyou) has raised funds from multiple individual investors and opened a branch to expand Thai users in Bangkok, Thailand.

Leatherball, Inc. raised funds from two individual investors at this time.

Toru Shimada
USEN-NEXT Holdings Co., Ltd. Executive Vice President & COO

Yuichiro Kitagawa
KG Planning Office Co., Ltd. President

They plan to invest in overseas marketing with the aim of raising the presence of overseas.

Mr. Yuichiro Kitagawa was appointed as a director of Leatherball, Inc.

About Establishment of Bangkok Branch in Thailand
Timepeaks has customers from 80 countries around the world. Therefore, the website is presented into 16 major languages to facilitate easy and safe purchase for customers. Thailand is one of the largest marketplaces of luxury watch auctions, where people access Timepeaks the most.

Foreseeing the opportunity to serve their Thai customers better, Leatherball, Inc. decided to establish a Thailand branch in Bangkok.

With his 20 years of professional experience in trading luxury products, Mr. Theerachai Assavapisitkul and his friend, Mr. Kovit Sarcar who is a prominent watch collector, were appointed the representative of Timepeaks in Thailand.

This branch will serve as a specialised after-auction service provider for Timepeaks' customers in Thailand and run exhibition on behalf of Timepeaks Japan.

Registered company:
Company name: Bangkok FarmVille Co., Ltd.
Representative: Theerachai Assavapisitkul (Mr.)
Address: 205/2 Romklao Road, Klong Sam Pravet, Ladkrabang, Bangkok 10520
Tel: +66 090-898-9229 and +66-099-391-5245

Thailand Branch in Bangkok
Contact person: Kovit Sarcar (Mr.)
Address: Himali Cha Cha
Sukhumvit 31 (near Phrom Pong BTS), Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Tel: +66-081-614-5821

Profile of Toru Shimada:
Toru Shimada (Mr.) is a businessperson and an angel investor.
Mr. Shimada is a Chief Operating Officer and Vice President at USEN-NEXT Holding Co., Ltd.
In addition, Mr. Shimada also presents in the boards of other companies.

In the past, Mr. Shimada held the following positions:
Aug. 2014 – 2017 Executive Vice President and Representative Director for Rakuten
Nov. 2004 – Aug. 2014 Managing Director & CMO for Rakuten
Nov. 2004 – June 2012 President for Rakuten Baseball, Inc.
Jan. 2009 – Apr. 2012 External Board member for Drecom Co., Ltd.
June 1989 – Dec. 2000 Founder and Executive Vice President for Intelligence Ltd.

Profile of Yuichiro Kitagawa
Yuichiro Kitagawa (Mr.) has long been engaged in the field of business development, marketing and management for E-commerce.
Mr. Kitagawa currently holds the position of the President of KG Planning Office Co., Ltd.

In the past, Mr. Kitagawa held the following positions:
Feb. 2014 – Sept. 2015 Head of EC Platform Development unit at Rakuten Asia Pte., Ltd.
July 2013 – Jan. 2014 Section Manager of Global Platform Unification Section for Rakuten
Nov. 2010 – June 2013 Section Manager of International Ichiba Section for Rakuten
May 2007 – Sept. 2009 Pacific League Marketing, President Office, for Rakuten Baseball, Inc.
Sept. 2006 – Apr. 2007 Office Manager, Planning and Research Office, for Rakuten
Aug. 2005 – Aug. 2006 Group Manager for Rakuten Ichiba

Profile of Theerachai Assavapisitkul
Theerachai Assavapisitkul (Mr.) currently holds the following positions
Owner and CEO of “Pawnshop of Thailand” (multiple stores) in Bangkok, Thailand
Owner and CEO of “Bangkok FarmVille Co., Ltd.” (multiple businesses) in Bangkok, Thailand

About Timepeaks
Founded in 2005, Leatherball, Inc. is an international luxury watch trading company with a renowned reputation in operating an international platform for safe timepiece auction worldwide, "Timepeaks."

Mr. Hitoshi Kyou, the President of Leatherball, Inc., has a vision for Timepeaks to become the world no.1 auction site that guarantees safe trade of luxury watches.

While the Headquarters office is located in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan, Mr. Kyou carefully selects watch specialists in the countries where Timepeaks operates to provide specialized and trustworthy services to his invaluable customers.
Leatherball, Inc.
Hitoshi Kyou