Executive Managing Officer
Other key appointments
Member, Board of Directors, Mizuho International plc
Member, Board Risk and Nomination Committees
Mr Kanamori was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors in April 2020. He is also currently an Executive Managing Officer, Head of Global Risk Management at Mizuho Securities Co. Ltd., in Tokyo. He has over 33 years’ international experience in financial services, with a focus on Global Investment Banking and Strategic Planning. Mr Kanamori holds various head positions in Research & Consulting Unit; Risk Management Group; Global Risk Management and is in charge of the Due Diligence department. More recently, Mr Kanamori was Executive Managing Director of Head of Strategic Planning Group for Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd & Joint Head of Global Corporate Company for Mizuho Financial Group. While undertaking a wide range of assignments since joining the organisation in April 1987, he has held a variety of senior management roles at Mizuho Securities and Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. In 2005, Mr Kanamori was Managing Director, Head of ECM & Advisory, Mizuho International plc.
Mr Kanamori graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Keio University, Tokyo and holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business.