Mizuho Bank receives Best Asian International Transaction Bank award

June 3, 2024

Singapore, 3 June 2024: Mizuho Bank, Ltd. has been recognised as the Best Asian International Transaction Bank. This prestigious award was given by the Asian Banker at The Transaction Finance Awards 2024.

The Transaction Finance Awards evaluate the achievements of financial institutions in cash management, payments, and trade and supply chain finance.

Ashutosh Kumar, Head of Global Transaction Banking, Asia Pacific, received the trophy at the awards dinner held in Hong Kong. He said: "We are deeply honoured that Mizuho was recognized with this award, which is a testament to the collective efforts of the incredible team at Mizuho and the unwavering trust of our clients."

Ashutosh added: "In the rapidly evolving world of transaction banking, it is imperative to remain adaptable, innovative, and client-oriented. This award serves as a reminder to proactively innovate together with our clients for a prosperous and sustainable future. This is what we live by at Mizuho. Innovating today, transforming tomorrow."


Ashutosh Kumar (second from right), and Tadashi Hattori (second from left), receiving the Best Asian International Transaction Bank award


Ashutosh Kumar, Head of Global Transaction Banking, Asia Pacific was honoured as Transaction Finance Leader of the Year

We are also proud to announce that Ashutosh was named the much coveted Transaction Finance Leader of the Year 2024.

He was awarded by unanimous vote by the Asian Banker's International Council of Advisors. He was recognised for effectively using his extensive experience in strategic execution, innovation, and digitalisation within transaction banking. His skills in elevating the business and strengthening the transaction banking team, showcased the exceptional leadership in business acumen, human resource management and talent development.

Receiving the award, Ashutosh said "A big thanks to my team – this award belongs to you as much as it does to me. Your relentless pursuit of excellence, your innovative spirit and your unyielding dedication to our clients are the pillars of our success."

Ashutosh added – "Thanks to our clients for their continued trust and partnership. We understand the critical role that Transaction Banking plays in your businesses and it is a privilege to be part of your journey."


Caption: Ashutosh Kumar (second from left), head of Global Transaction Banking, APAC, receiving the Transaction Finance Leader of the Year 2024 award

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