Mizuho Americas wins 14 FCS Portfolio Awards, including two best in show, for creative excellence in financial services marketing and communications

May 6, 2024

New York, May 6, 2024 – Mizuho Americas, part of Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE: MFG), one of the largest financial institutions in the world, today announced it won fourteen Financial Communications Society (FCS) Portfolio awards including two for Best in Show. The Awards celebrate outstanding marketing and communications campaigns in financial services. 

Mizuho won in the categories of employee communications, corporate image, visual identity, television linear/streaming, digital display, out-of-home advertising, influencer marketing, website, print advertising, and corporate social responsibility. 

“The FCS Portfolio Awards are the hallmark of excellence in financial communications,” said Cheryl Gilberg, Chief Marketing Officer, Mizuho Americas. “It is truly an honor to be acknowledged alongside so many talented and creative people in our industry and to expand the content and quality of our brand platform to support our firm’s rapid growth.”

Best in Show trophies were awarded for top overall judges score in five categories. Mizuho received two of these featured awards: 

Sponsorship Marketing – for Mizuho’s inaugural Mizuho Americas Open, a purpose-driven LPGA tournament that promotes women, celebrates excellence, and advances the next generation of talent both on and off the course.

Employee Communications, Event – Take Your Child to Work Day, a day-long event filled with workshops and activities for employees’ children to learn about the financial industry and the wide variety of careers available at banks like Mizuho. A video created at the event featured the children humorously taking on their parents’ roles at work. 

The awards were presented at the FCS gala at Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City.

About Mizuho 

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is the 15th largest bank in the world as measured by total assets of ~$2 trillion, according to S&P Global 2022. Mizuho’s 60,000 employees worldwide offer comprehensive financial services to clients in 36 countries and 800 offices throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. 

Mizuho Americas is a leading provider of corporate and investment banking, capital markets, equity and fixed income sales & trading, derivatives, FX, custody, and research to corporate, private equity, and institutional clients in the US, Canada, and Latin America. Through its acquisition of Greenhill, Mizuho provides M&A, restructuring, and private capital advisory capabilities across Americas, Europe, and Asia. Mizuho employs approximately 3,500 professionals, for more information visit www.mizuhoamericas.com

For inquiries, please contact: 
Jim Gorman
Executive Director, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
[email protected]  

Laura London
Director, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
[email protected]  

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