Mizuho Bank announces appointment of Piyush Agarwal as Senior Managing Director

April 28, 2023


Mizuho Bank India announces the promotion of Piyush Agarwal from Managing Director to Senior Managing Director, effective April 1, 2023.

His promotion supports the bank’s ongoing strategy of placing a greater focus on India. The nation is now the largest in the world by population and is undergoing rapid economic transformation.   

In a career spanning more than 27 years, Piyush has rich experience and a proven track record in corporate and investment banking in India. He has demonstrated a strong passion to contribute to the growth of both clients and the country’s economy as a whole with his deep understanding of the banking landscape and unwavering sense of banking ethics.

Piyush joined Mizuho in March 2019 as Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking (India). Prior to Mizuho, he was with HSBC-India, where he held the position of Managing Director (Head of Large Local Corporates-India). He has also worked for JPMorgan, Credit Agricole and Deutsche Bank in their corporate banking departments in various capacities.

Piyush has an Electronics Engineering degree and also holds an MBA in Finance, both from the University of Mumbai, India. He is an Associate of the Indian Institute of Banking & Finance and a Six Sigma Green Belt holder. He is based out of Mumbai.

In the recent past, Mizuho Bank India has introduced several senior client coverage bankers in India who are driving cohesive client coverage for corporate clients and their subsidiaries outside India. Since joining Mizuho, Piyush has led the bank’s capability expansion and a strategic overhaul of the business in India. As Mizuho seeks to become an even greater contributor to the Indian economy and growth of our clients, Piyush will be responsible for and leading Mizuho Bank’s entire corporate coverage in India, excluding that of Japanese subsidiary companies. 

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