Business Experience of Members of the Board of Directors

Business Experience of Members of the Board of Directors of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.

Entity abbreviations used in the Business Experience section below are as follows.

FG : Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.

BK : Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

CB : Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.

TB : Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.

SC : Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.

RI : Mizuho Research Institute Ltd.

RT : Mizuho Research & Technologies,Ltd.

 

Masahiro KiharaPresident & Group CEO (Representative Executive Officer)
Member of the Board of Directors


Masahiro Kihara (born on August 21, 1965)

Business Experience
January 2014 Project Manager / Risk Governance Enhancement Project Team of FG
April 2017 Executive Officer / General Manager of Risk Management Department of SC
April 2018 Executive Officer / General Manager of Financial Planning Department of SC
April 2019 Executive Officer / Joint Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group and Joint Head of Global Finance of SC
April 2020 Managing Executive Officer / Deputy Head of Strategic Planning Group and Deputy Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of FG 
Managing Executive Officer / Head of Strategic Planning Group and Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group and In charge of Markets Strategic Intelligence Department (until October 2020) and Head of Global Finance of SC
April 2021 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Global Products Unit and Deputy Head of Corporate & Institutional Company and Deputy Head of Global Corporate Company of FG (Senior Executive Officer from July 2021)
Managing Executive Officer / Head of Global Corporate Division and Head of Global Products Unit of BK
February 2022 President & Group CEO / Head of Global Products Unit of FG
Member of the Board of Directors of BK (current)
Member of the Board of Directors of TB (current)
Member of the Board of Directors of SC (current)
April 2022 President & Group CEO of FG
 (Member of the Board of Directors, President & Group CEO from June 2022)  (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Member of the Board of Directors of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Member of the Board of Directors of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Member of the Board of Directors of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.

 

Makoto UmemiyaDeputy President & Senior Executive Officer (Representative Executive Officer) /
Group Chief Digital Innovation Officer (Group CDIO) / Group Chief Financial Officer (Group CFO)

Member of the Board of Directors

Makoto Umemiya (born on December 23, 1964)

Business Experience
April 2015 Executive Officer / General Manager of Financial Planning Department of FG
April 2017 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of FG
(Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer from June 2017)
Executive Managing Director / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of BK
(Managing Executive Officer from April 2019)
April 2020 Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Managing Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of FG
(Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Executive Officer from July 2021)
Deputy President & Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of BK
Deputy President & Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of TB (current)
April 2022 Member of the Board of Directors, Deputy President & Senior Executive Officer / Group Chief Digital Innovation Officer / Group Chief Financial Officer of FG (current)
Deputy President & Executive Officer / Chief Digital Innovation Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of BK (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Deputy President & Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Deputy President & Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.

 

Motonori WakabayashiSenior Executive Officer /
Group Chief Risk Officer (Group CRO)
Member of the Board of Directors

Motonori Wakabayashi (born on August 13, 1964)

Business Experience
April 2015 Executive Officer / General Manager of Industry Research Division of BK
April 2016 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Research & Consulting Unit and In charge of Banking of BK
April 2018 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Research & Consulting Unit of FG
April 2019 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Research & Consulting Unit and Head of Risk Management Group of FG
(Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer from June 2019)
June 2019 President & CEO of RI
April 2020 Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Managing Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group of FG
(Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Executive Officer from July 2021)
Deputy President & Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group of BK
Deputy President & Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group of TB
April 2021 Member of the Board of Directors of RT (current)
November 2021 Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group and Head of Compliance Group of FG
Deputy President & Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group and Head of Compliance Group of BK
Deputy President & Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group and Head of Compliance Group of TB
April 2022 Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Executive Officer / Group Chief Risk Officer of FG (current)
Deputy President (Representative Director) / Head of Risk Management Group of BK (current)
Managing Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group of TB (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Deputy President (Representative Director) of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.

 

Nobuhiro KaminoyamaSenior Executive Officer /
Group Chief Human Resources Officer (Group CHRO)
Member of the Board of Directors


Nobuhiro Kaminoyama (born on April 25, 1968)

Business Experience
April 2015 Joint General Manager of Group Human Resources Division of FG
April 2017 General Manager of Corporate Banking Department No.9 of BK
June 2018 General Manager of Corporate Secretariat of FG
April 2019 Executive Officer / General Manager of Corporate Secretariat of FG
April 2021 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Human Resources Group and
General Manager of Corporate Secretariat of FG
Managing Executive Officer / Head of Human Resources Group and
General Manager of Corporate Secretariat of BK
(Managing Executive Officer / Head of Human Resources Group from June 2021) (current)
Managing Executive Officer / Head of Human Resources Group and
General Manager of Corporate Secretariat of TB
(Managing Executive Officer / Head of Human Resources Group from June 2021) (current)
Managing Executive Officer and General Manager of Corporate
Secretariat of SC (until June 2021)
June 2021 Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer / Head of Human Resources Group of FG
(Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Executive Officer / Head of Human Resources Group* from July 2021) (current)
* Group Chief Human Resources Officer from Apr 2022 (Due to the change of position titles)
 (Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.

 

Seiji ImaiChairman (Kaicho), Member of the Board of Directors*
*Chairman (Kaicho) Imai engages in the company's external activities, but does not chair the Board meetings. The Board meetings are chaired by the independent director chair Izumi Kobayashi.

Seiji Imai (born on June 25, 1962)

Business Experience
April 2014 Executive Officer / General Manager of Seoul Branch of BK
April 2016 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Asia & Oceania excl. East Asia of FG
Managing Executive Officer / Head of Asia & Oceania excl. East Asia of BK
April 2018 Senior Managing Executive Officer / Head of Global Corporate Company of FG
(until April 2020)
April 2019 Deputy President & Executive Officer of BK
April 2020 Senior Managing Executive Officer / Head of Corporate & Institutional Company
and Head of Global Products Unit of FG
April 2021 Deputy President & Senior Executive Officer / Head of Corporate &
Institutional Company and Head of Global Corporate Company of FG
 (Member of the Board of Directors, Deputy President & Senior Executive Officer from June 2021)
April 2022 Chairman (Kaicho), Member of the Board of Directors of FG (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)

 

Hisaaki HiramaMember of the Board of Directors
Member of the Audit Committee
Chairman of the Risk Committee

Hisaaki Hirama (born on December 26, 1962)

Business Experience
April 2014 Executive Officer / General Manager of Marunouchi–Chuo Branch Division No.1 of BK
April 2015 Executive Officer / General Manager of Nagoya Corporate Branch of BK
April 2017 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Internal Audit Group of BK
April 2019 Advisor to Audit Committee of FG
June 2019 Member of the Board of Directors of FG (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)

 

Tatsuo KainakaMember of the Board of Directors
Chairman of the Nominating Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Audit Committee

Tatsuo Kainaka (born on January 2, 1940)

Business Experience
April 1966 Appointed as Public Prosecutor
January 2002 Superintending Prosecutor of the Tokyo High Public Prosecutors Office
October 2002 Justice of the Supreme Court
March 2010 Admitted to the Tokyo Bar Association
April 2010 Joined Takusyou Sogo Law Office (current)
January 2011 President of the Life Insurance Policyholders Protection Corporation of Japan (until July 2020)
November 2013 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of BK (until June 2014)
June 2014 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of FG (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Attorney–at–law at Takusyou Sogo Law Office
Corporate Auditor (External) of Oriental Land Co., Ltd.

 

Yoshimitsu KobayashiMember of the Board of Directors
Member of the Nominating Committee

Yoshimitsu Kobayashi (born on November 18, 1946)

Business Experience
December 1974 Joined Mitsubishi Chemical Industries Corporation (current Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation)
April 2005 Managing Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
President and CEO of Mitsubishi Chemical Group Science and Technology Research Center, Inc.
June 2006 Member of the Board of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
Chairman of Mitsubishi Kagaku Institute of Life Sciences
February 2007 Member of the Board, Managing Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
April 2007 Representative Director, Member of the Board, President of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
Representative Director, Member of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
April 2009 Member of the Board, President of The KAITEKI Institute, Inc.
June 2012 Outside Director of Japan Display Inc. (until March 2015)
Outside Director of Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc. (until March 2015)
February 2015 Member of the Board, Chairman, The KAITEKI Institute, Inc.
April 2015 Chairman, Japan Association of Corporate Executives (until April 2019)
June 2015 Member of the Board, Chairperson of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
September 2015 Outside Director of Toshiba Corporation (until July 2020)
June 2018 Chairman of Board of Directors, Outside Director of Toshiba Corporation (until July 2020)
June 2020 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of FG (current)
June 2021 Director of the Board of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (until June 2022)
Director of the Board of The KAITEKI Institute, Inc. (until June 2022)
Chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Incorporated (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Incorporated

 

Ryoji SatoMember of the Board of Directors
Member of the Audit Committee 

Ryoji Sato (born on December 7, 1946)

Business Experience
April 1969 Joined Nikko Securities Co., Ltd (current SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.)
October 1971 Joined Tohmatsu Awoki & Co. (current Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)
February 1975 Registered as Certified Public Accountant
January 1978 New York Office, Touche Ross
September 1979 London Office, Touche Ross
May 1983 Partner of Tohmatsu Awoki & Co.
June 2001 Managing Partner of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC, Tokyo Office
June 2004 Representative Partner and Managing Partner of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC, Tokyo Office
June 2007 Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
November 2010 Senior Advisor of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC (until May 2011)
June 2011 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Kubota Corporation (until June 2015)
September 2015 Outside Director of Toshiba Corporation (until June 2019)
July 2016 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Nippon Life Insurance Company (current)
June 2020 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of FG (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Nippon Life Insurance Company

 

Takashi TsukiokaMember of the Board of Directors
Member of the Nominating Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Chairman of the Audit Committee

Takashi Tsukioka (born on May 15, 1951)

Business Experience
April 1975 Joined Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
July 2002 General Manager of Kobe Branch of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
April 2005 General Manager of Chubu Branch of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
June 2007 Executive Officer and General Manager of Supply & Logistics Department of 
Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
June 2008 Managing Executive Officer and General Manager of Supply & Logistics Department of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
June 2009 Director and General Manager of Supply & Logistics Department of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
June 2010 Managing Director and Managing Executive Officer and General Manager of Corporate Planning Department of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
April 2011 Managing Director of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
June 2012 Executive Vice President and Representative Director of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
June 2013 Representative Director and Chief Executive Officer of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
April 2018 Chairman and Representative Director of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
June 2020 Special Advisor of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
June 2021 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of FG (current)
June 2022 Honorary Advisor of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd. (current)
 (Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Honorary Advisor of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.

 

Masami YamamotoMember of the Board of Directors
Member of the Nominating Committee
Chairman of the Compensation Committee

Masami Yamamoto (born on January 11, 1954)

Business Experience
April 1976 Joined Fujitsu Limited
June 2004 Executive Vice President, Personal Systems Business Group of Fujitsu Limited
June 2005 Corporate Vice President* of Fujitsu Limited
June 2007 Corporate Senior Vice President* of Fujitsu Limited
January 2010 Corporate Senior Executive Vice President of Fujitsu Limited
April 2010 President of Fujitsu Limited
June 2010 Representative Director, President of Fujitsu Limited
June 2015 Representative Director, Chairman of Fujitsu Limited
June 2017 Director, Chairman of Fujitsu Limited
Outside Director of JFE Holdings, Inc. (current)
June 2019 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of FG (current)
Director, Senior Advisor of Fujitsu Limited (current)
*In June 2009 the official titles were changed from "Corporate Vice President" and "Corporate Senior Vice President" to "Corporate Executive Officer" and "Corporate Managing Executive Officer," respectively.
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Director, Senior Advisor of Fujitsu Limited
Outside Director of JFE Holdings, Inc.

 

Izumi KobayashiMember of the Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Member of the Nominating Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Izumi Kobayashi (born on January 18, 1959)

Business Experience
April 1981 Joined Mitsubishi Chemical Industries, Ltd.(currently Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation)
June 1985 Joined Merrill Lynch Futures Japan Inc.
December 2001 President and Representative Director of Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd. (until November 2008)
July 2002 Outside Director, Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd.
November 2008 Executive Vice President, the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency of the World Bank Group
July 2013 Outside Director of ANA HOLDINGS INC. (current)
November 2013 Outside Director of Suntory Holdings Limited (until March 2017)
June 2014 Outside Director of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (current)
July 2014 Member of the Risk Committee of FG (as an outside expert who is not a director) (until June 2017)
April 2015 Vice Chairperson of Japan Association of Corporate Executives (until April 2019)
June 2016 Member of the Board of Governors of Japan Broadcasting Corporation (until June 2019)
June 2017 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of FG (current)
June 2020 Outside Director of OMRON Corporation(current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Outside Director of ANA HOLDINGS INC.
Outside Director of Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Outside Director of OMRON Corporation

(As of September 1, 2022)

(Notes)

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

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