Board of Directors

Definition of terms
FG: Mizuho Financial Group
BK: Mizuho Bank
TB: Mizuho Trust & Banking
SC: Mizuho Securities
CB: Mizuho Corporate Bank

The former Mizuho Bank and the former Mizuho Corporate Bank conducted a merger on July 1, 2013, whereby the former Mizuho Corporate Bank was the surviving company in an absorption-type merger and changed its trade name to Mizuho Bank.

 
  Name Title Career highlights (entity)
a Takashi Tsukioka Outside director Member of the Nominating Committee / Member of the Compensation Committee / Chairman of the Audit Committee
  • CEO, Idemitsu Kosan
  • Chairman, Idemitsu Kosan
  • Special Advisor, Idemitsu Kosan (current)
b Yasuhiro Sato Member of the Board of Directors Chairman (Kaicho)*
* Chairman (Kaicho) Sato engages in the company’s external activities, but does not chair the Board meetings. The Board meetings are chaired by the independent director chair, Ms. Kobayashi.
  • President & CEO (BK, CB)
  • President & Group CEO (FG)
c Yoshimitsu Kobayashi Outside director Member of the Nominating Committee
  • President, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings
  • Director, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings (current) 
d Masami Yamamoto Outside director Member of the Nominating Committee / Chairman of the Compensation Committee
  • President, Fujitsu
  • Director & Senior Advisor, Fujitsu (current)
e Ryoji Sato Outside director Member of the Audit Committee
  • CEO, Tohmatsu & Co.
  • Certified Public Accountant (current)
f Tatsuo Kainaka Outside director Chairman of the Nominating Committee / Member of the Compensation Committee / Member of the Audit Committee
  • Superintending Prosecutor of the Tokyo High Public Prosecutors Office
  • Justice of the Supreme Court
  • Lawyer (current) 
g Motonori Wakabayashi Member of the Board of Directors Senior Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group (Group CRO)
  • General Manager of Industry Research Department (BK, CB)
  • Executive Officer in charge of Banking (BK)
  • Head of Research & Consulting Unit (FG, BK)
h Izumi Kobayashi Outside director Chairman of the Board of Directors Member of the Nominating Committee / Member of the Risk Committee
  • President and Representative Director, Merrill Lynch Japan Securities
  • Executive Vice President, the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, the World Bank Group
i Makoto Umemiya Member of the Board of Directors Senior Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group (Group CFO)
  • General Manager of Osaka Branch (BK)
  • General Manager of Financial Planning Department (FG, BK)
j Nobuhiro Kaminoyama Member of the Board of Directors Senior Executive Officer / Head of Human Resources Group (Group CHRO)
  • General Manager of Corporate Banking Department No. 9 (BK)
  • General Manager of Corporate Secretariat (FG, BK, TB, SC)
k Tatsufumi Sakai Member of the Board of Directors President & Group CEO (Representative Executive Officer)
  • Head of Investment Banking Unit (FG, BK, CB)
  • Head of International Banking Unit (FG, BK)
  • President & CEO (SC)
l Seiji Imai Member of the Board of Directors Deputy President & Senior Executive Officer (Representative Executive Officer) / Head of Corporate & Institutional Company / Head of Global Corporate Company
  • General Manager of Seoul Branch (BK)
  • Head of Asia & Oceania excl. East Asia (FG, BK)
  • Head of Global Products Unit (FG)
m Hisaaki Hirama Member of the Board of Directors Member of the Audit Committee / Chairman of the Risk Committee
  • General Manager of Accounting Department (FG, BK, CB)
  • General Manager of Nagoya Corporate Banking Department (BK)
  • Head of Internal Audit Group (BK)

 

 

  Name Internal director Outside director Executive Officer and Director Non-executive director
a Takashi Tsukioka    
b Yasuhiro Sato    
c Yoshimitsu Kobayashi    
d Masami Yamamoto    
e Ryoji Sato    
f Tatsuo Kainaka    
g Motonori Wakabayashi    
h Izumi Kobayashi    
i Makoto Umemiya    
j Nobuhiro Kaminoyama    
k Tatsufumi Sakai    
l Seiji Imai    
m Hisaaki Hirama    

For further details on the backgrounds of directors, please refer to Leadership

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