Mizuho Wins 2020 Markets Choice Awards for Women in Finance

December 4, 2020

New York, December 4, 2020 – Mizuho Americas today announced that Liz Ceisler, Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer and Bernadette Murphy, Managing Director, Media & Telecom, Corporate and Investment Banking have won 2020 Markets Choice Women in Finance Awards.

“We are exceptionally proud that our platform’s evolution and future is being driven by so many women in leadership roles,” said Teiji Teramoto, Chairman & CEO of Mizuho Americas. “I join the firm in congratulating Liz and Bernadette on their well-deserved wins.”

Nominees for the awards are put forth by readers of Markets Media and Traders Magazine, with shortlists and winners determined by the editorial staffs in conjunction with the Women in Finance Advisory Board.

“This award is for the entire HR team at Mizuho because excellence comes from what we all do together,” said Ceisler in accepting the award for Excellence in Human Resources. “I feel privileged to be in the company of such impressive women from all corners of the industry.”

“I’ve had tremendous support and mentorship over the years, for which I am ever so grateful,” said Murphy after her recognition in the banking category. “I am excited for the future here at Mizuho and inspired to continue pushing on during these challenges times.”

About Mizuho Americas

Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. With professionals in offices throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Chile, Mizuho's operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Learn more at www.mizuhoamericas.com.

Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG). Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering comprehensive financial and strategic services including private banking and venture capital through its subsidiaries. The group has over 900 offices and 60,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. As of December 31, 2019, its total assets were $1.8 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at www.mizuho-fg.com

For inquiries, please contact:

Jim Gorman
Director, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas

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Max Rayden
Account Supervisor, Financial Communications, Edelman

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Laura London
Vice President, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas

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