Mizuho Bank appoints new Chief Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank Singapore

October 2, 2023

Mizuho Bank, Ltd. Asia Pacific announces the appointment of Josephine Lok as Singapore Chief Executive Officer.

Reporting directly to the Managing Executive Officer & CEO for Asia Pacific, Koichi Zaiki, Josephine brings a wealth of expertise and a proven track record of leadership to this pivotal role. As the new CEO, Josephine will oversee the Singapore office with a total staff strength of over 1,000 persons. She will drive the bank’s strategic vision, spearheading growth initiatives, fostering innovation, and ensuring operational excellence in Singapore.

As a highly respected leader in the financial industry, Josephine brings a strong understanding of the banking landscape and keen insight into fostering operational efficiency and client-focused strategies. She has previously served as the Singapore COO at UBS where she played a key role in steering the organization through critical operational strategies and advancement. Prior to UBS, she held leadership positions in Credit Suisse, overseeing functions such as strategic acquisition and business development. She started her career in Accenture and was one of the industry pioneers in the data analytics field. 

“We are delighted to welcome Josephine to the Mizuho family. Her exceptional leadership and proven track record make her the ideal leader for Mizuho Singapore. We are confident that she will propel Mizuho towards greater heights in Singapore and further solidify our presence in the region,” says Koichi Zaiki, Managing Executive Officer & CEO for Asia Pacific. 

Josephine Lok


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