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Business Experience of Members of the Board of Directors

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

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

Yasuhiro Sato (born on Apr 15, 1952)

Business Experience
Mar 2003 Executive Officer / Senior Corporate Officer of International Banking Unit of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
Apr 2004 Managing Executive Officer / In charge of business promotion
Mar 2006 Executive Managing Director / Head of Corporate Banking Unit
Apr 2007 Deputy President / Chief Auditor
Apr 2009 President & CEO (until Jul 2013)
Jun 2009 Member of the Board of Directors of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Jun 2011 Member of the Board of Directors of the former Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
President & Group CEO of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (until Jun 2014)
Jul 2013 President & CEO of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.*
Apr 2014 Member of the Board of Directors (current)
Member of the Board of Directors of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. (current)
Member of the Board of Directors of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. (current)
Jun 2014 Member of the Board of Directors, President & Group CEO of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (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.

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Managing Executive Officer / Head of Compliance Group ( Group CCO )
Member of the Board of Directors

Takanori Nishiyama(born on May 9, 1962)

Business Experience
Apr 2012 General Manager of Branch Banking Division No.5 of the former Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr 2014 Executive Officer / General Manager of Omiya Branch of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr 2015 Managing Executive Officer / In charge of Corporate Banking
Apr 2016 Managing Executive Officer / In charge of Banking
Apr 2017 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Compliance Group of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Executive Managing Director / Head of Compliance Group of Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (current)
Jun 2017 Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer / Head of Compliance Group of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Managing Executive Officer / Head of Strategic Planning Group (Group CSO)
Member of the Board of Directors

Koichi Iida (born on Oct 6, 1962)

Business Experience
Apr 2012 General Manager of Corporate Banking Division No.10 of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
Head of Corporate Coverage Department I of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Jul 2013 General Manager of Corporate Banking Division No.10 of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.*
Apr 2015 Executive Officer / General Manager of Corporate Banking Division No.10
Apr 2016 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Executive Managing Director / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Jun 2016 Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Apr 2017 Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer / Head of Strategic Planning Group (current)
Executive Managing Director / Head of Strategic Planning Group of Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Managing Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group ( Group CFO )
Member of the Board of Directors

Makoto Umemiya (born on Dec 23, 1964)

Business Experience
Apr 2012 General Manager of Osaka Branch of the former Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr 2014 General Manager of Financial Planning Department of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
General Manager of Financial Planning Department of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr 2015 Executive Officer / General Manager of Financial Planning Department of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Executive Officer / General Manager of Financial Planning Department of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr 2017 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Executive Managing Director / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.(current)
Jun 2017 Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Managing Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group ( Group CRO )
Member of the Board of Directors

Yasuyuki Shibata (born on Aug 21, 1962)

Business Experience
Apr 2011 General Manager of Hong Kong Treasury Department of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
Jul 2013 General Manager of Hong Kong Treasury Department of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.*
Apr 2014 General Manager of Americas Treasury Division
Apr 2015 Executive Officer / General Manager of Americas Treasury Division
Jul 2016 Executive Officer / General Manager of Risk Management Department of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Executive Officer / General Manager of Risk Management Department of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Jun 2017 Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
Executive Managing Director / Head of Risk Management Group of Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Audit Committee

Ryusuke Aya (born on May 20, 1960)

Business Experience
Apr 2012 Executive Officer / General Manager of Risk Management Division of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (until Nov 2013)
Executive Officer / General Manager of Risk Management Division of the former Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer / General Manager of Risk Management Division of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
Jul 2013 Executive Officer / General Manager of Risk Management Division of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.*
Nov 2013 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (until Jun 2014)
Managing Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer / In charge of Risk Management Group of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer / In charge of Risk Management Group of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr 2014 Executive Managing Director / Head of Risk Management Group of Mizuho Bank,Ltd.(until Jun 2017)
Jun 2014 Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Jun 2017 Member of the Board of Directors (current)
Member of the Board of Directors of Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Member of the Board of Directors of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Audit Committee

Nobukatsu Funaki (born on Mar 30, 1959)

Business Experience
Mar 2010 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. (until Jun 2013)
Apr 2013 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of (Outside Member) Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. (until Jun 2014)
Jun 2013 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Jun 2014 Member of the Board of Directors (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)

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Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Nominating Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Audit Committee

Tetsuo Seki (born on Jul 29, 1938)

Business Experience
Apr 1963 Joined Yawata Iron & Steel Co., Ltd.
Jun 1993 Director of Nippon Steel Corporation
Apr 1997 Managing Director
Apr 2000 Representative Director and Executive Vice President
Jun 2003 Executive Advisor
Jun 2004 Senior Corporate Auditor
Jun 2006 Independent Director of Terumo Corporation (until Sep 2008)
Mar 2007 Outside Director of Sapporo Holdings Limited (until Sep 2008)
Jun 2007 Outside Director of Tokyo Financial Exchange Inc. (until Sep 2008)
Oct 2007 Chairperson of the Japan Corporate Auditors Association (until Oct 2008)
Outside Director of Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd. (until Sep 2008)
Jun 2008 Executive Advisor of Nippon Steel Corporation (until Sep 2008)
Oct 2008 President (Representative Director) of the Shoko Chukin Bank, Ltd.
Jun 2013 General Advisor (current)
Jun 2015 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
Mar 2016 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Sapporo Holdings Limited (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Sapporo Holdings Limited

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Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Nominating Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

Takashi Kawamura (born on Dec 19, 1939)

Business Experience
Apr 1962 Joined Hitachi, Ltd.
Jun 1995 Director
Jun 1997 Executive Managing Director
Apr 1999 Executive Vice President and Representative Director
Apr 2003 Director (until Jun 2007)
Jun 2003 Chairman of the Board and Representative Executive Officer, Hitachi Software Engineering Co., Ltd.
Jun 2005 Chairman of the Board, Hitachi Plant Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. (until Jun 2009)
Jun 2006 Chairman of the Board, Hitachi Software Engineering Co., Ltd. (until Jun 2007)
Jun 2007 Chairman of the Board, Hitachi Maxell, Ltd. (until Jun 2009)
Apr 2009 Representative Executive Officer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hitachi, Ltd.
Jun 2009 Representative Executive Officer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Director
Apr 2010 Representative Executive Officer, Chairman and Director
Apr 2011 Chairman of the Board
Apr 2014 Director
Jun 2014 Advisor (until Jun 2016)
Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
Jun 2017 Chairman of the Board Directors (Outside Director) of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Nikkei, Inc.
Chairman of the Board Directors (Outside Director) of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.

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Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Nominating Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Audit Committee

Tatsuo Kainaka (born on Jan 2, 1940)

Business Experience
Apr 1966 Appointed as Public Prosecutor
Jan 2002 Superintending Prosecutor of the Tokyo High Public Prosecutors Office
Oct 2002 Justice of the Supreme Court
Mar 2010 Admitted to the Tokyo Bar Association
Apr 2010 Joined Takusyou Sogo Law Office (current)
Jan 2011 President of the Life Insurance Policyholders Protection Corporation of Japan (current)
Nov 2013 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Jun 2014 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Attorney–at–law at Takusyou Sogo Law Office
President of the Life Insurance Policyholders Protection Corporation of Japan
Corporate Auditor (External) of Oriental Land Co., Ltd.

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Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Audit Committee

Hirotake Abe (born on Nov 13, 1944)

Business Experience
Jan 1970 Joined Tohmatsu Awoki & Co.
Jun 1985 Temporarily transferred to Deloitte & Touche New York Office (until Oct 1992)
Jul 1990 Senior Partner of Tomatsu & Co.
Jun 2001 CEO (until May 2007)
Jun 2004 Executive Member of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (until May 2007)
Jun 2007 Senior Adviser of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (until Dec 2009)
Jan 2010 Established the Certified Public Accountant Hirotake Abe Office (current)
Jun 2010 Outside Corporate Auditor of CONEXIO Corporation (current)
Sep 2010 Visiting Professor, Chuo Graduate School of International Accounting (until Mar 2012)
Jun 2011 Outside Corporate Auditor of Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (until Jun 2015)
Oct 2012 Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member of NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION (until Jun 2016)
Jun 2015 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Certified Public Accountant Hirotake Abe Office
Outside Corporate Auditor of CONEXIO Corporation

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Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Nominating Committee

Hiroko Ota (born on Feb 2, 1954)

Business Experience
Apr 1996 Associate Professor, the Graduate School of Policy Science, Saitama University
Oct 1997 Associate Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Apr 2001 Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Apr 2002 Director for Economic Research, Cabinet Office
Mar 2003 Deputy Director General for Economic Research, Cabinet Office
Apr 2004 Director General for Economic Research, Cabinet Office
Aug 2005 Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Sep 2006 Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy
Aug 2008 Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (current)
Apr 2009 Vice–President, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (until Mar 2011)
Jun 2014 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Professor of National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Outside Director of JXTG Holdings, Inc.
Outside Director of Panasonic Corporartion

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Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Nominating Committee

Izumi Kobayashi(born on Jan. 18, 1959)

Business Experience
Apr 1981 Joined Mitsubishi Chemical Industries, Ltd.(currently Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation)
Jun 1985 Joined Merrill Lynch Futures Japan Inc.
Dec 2001 President and Representative Director, Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd. (until Nov 2008)
Jul 2002 Outside Director, Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd.
Nov 2008 Executive Vice President, the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, the World Bank Group
Jul 2013 Outside Director, ANA HOLDINGS INC. (current)
Nov 2013 Outside Director, Suntory Holdings Limited (until Mar 2017)
Jun 2014 Outside Director, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (current)
Jul 2014 Member of the Risk Committee of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (Outside Expert)
Apr 2015 Vice Chairperson, Japan Association of Corporate Executives (current)
Jun 2016 Member of the Board of Governors, Japan Broadcasting Corporation (current)
Jun 2017 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Outside Director of ANA HOLDINGS INC.
Outside Director of Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Member of the Board of Governors of Japan Broadcasting Corporation

(As of Jun 23, 2017)

  • *On July 1, 2013, a merger between Mizuho Bank and Mizuho Corporate Bank came into effect with Mizuho Corporate Bank as the surviving entity, which was renamed Mizuho Bank upon the merger.

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