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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.

The definition of the terms in the business experience is as fllows.

BK : Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

CB : Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.

TB : Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.

SC : Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.

Tatsufumi Sakai

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

Tatsufumi Sakai (born on August 27, 1959)

Business Experience
April 2011 Executive Officer / Senior Corporate Officer of Strategic Planning Group of CB
April 2012 Executive Officer / General Manager of Group Planning Division of the Company
Executive Officer / General Manager of Group Planning Division of BK
Executive Officer / General Manager of Group Planning Division of CB
April 2013 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Investment Banking Unit of the Company
Managing Executive Officer / Head of Investment Banking Unit and in charge of Business Collaboration Division (Securities & Trust Services) of BK
Managing Executive Officer / Head of Investment Banking Unit and in charge of Business Collaboration Division (Securities & Trust Services) of CB
April 2014 Managing Executive Officer / Head of International Banking Unit of the Company
Managing Executive Officer / Head of International Banking Unit of BK
April 2016 President & CEO of SC
April 2018 President & Group CEO of the Company (Member of the Board of Directors, President & Group CEO from June 2018) (current)
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)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Member of the Board of Directors of BK
Member of the Board of Directors of TB
Member of the Board of Directors of SC

Takanori Nishiyama

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

Takanori Nishiyama (born on May 9, 1962)

Business Experience
April 2012 General Manager of Branch Banking Division No.5 of BK
April 2014 Executive Officer / General Manager of Omiya Branch
April 2015 Managing Executive Officer / In charge of Corporate Banking
April 2016 Managing Executive Officer / In charge of Banking
April 2017 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Compliance Group of the Company
(Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer from June 2017) (current)
Executive Managing Director / Head of Compliance Group of BK (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Executive Managing Director of BK

Makoto Umemiya

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

Makoto Umemiya (born on December 23, 1964)

Business Experience
April 2012 General Manager of Osaka Branch of BK
April 2014 General Manager of Financial Planning Division of the Company
General Manager of Financial Planning Division of BK
April 2015 Executive Officer / General Manager of Financial Planning Department of the Company
Executive Officer / General Manager of Financial Planning Department of BK
April 2017 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of the Company (Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer from June 2017) (current)
Executive Managing Director / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of BK (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Executive Managing Director of BK

Yasuyuki Shibata

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

Yasuyuki Shibata (born on August 21, 1962)

Business Experience
July 2013 General Manager of Hong Kong Treasury Department of BK
April 2014 General Manager of Americas Treasury Division
April 2015 Executive Officer / General Manager of Americas Treasury Division
July 2016 Executive Officer / General Manager of Risk Management Department of the Company
Executive Officer / General Manager of Risk Management Department of BK
June 2017 Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group of the Company (current)
Executive Managing Director / Head of Risk Management Group of BK (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Executive Managing Director of BK

Hisashi Kikuchi

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

Hisashi Kikuchi (born on September 14, 1965)

Business Experience
July 2013 General Manager of Tokyo Corporate Banking Division of BK
April 2015 General Manager of Corporate Secretariat of the Company
General Manager of Corporate Secretariat of BK
April 2016 Executive Officer / General Manager of Corporate Secretariat of the Company
Executive Officer / General Manager of Corporate Secretariat of BK
April 2018 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Strategic Planning Group and General Manager of Corporate Secretariat of the Company
Managing Executive Officer / Head of Strategic Planning Group and General Manager of Corporate Secretariat of BK
June 2018 Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer / Head of Strategic Planning Group of the Company (current)
Executive Managing Director / Head of Strategic Planning Group of BK (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Executive Managing Director of BK

Yasuhiro Sato

Chairman*2, Member of the Board of Directors

Yasuhiro Sato (born on April 15, 1952)

Business Experience
March 2003 Executive Officer / Senior Corporate Officer of International Banking Unit of CB
April 2004 Managing Executive Officer / In charge of business promotion
March 2006 Executive Managing Director / Head of Corporate Banking Unit
April 2007 Deputy President / Chief Auditor
April 2009 President & CEO (until July 2013)
June 2009 Member of the Board of Directors of the Company
June 2011 Member of the Board of Directors of BK
President & Group CEO of the Company (until June 2014)
July 2013 President & CEO of BK
April 2014 Member of the Board of Directors (until April 2018)
Member of the Board of Directors of TB (until April 2018)
Member of the Board of Directors of SC (until April 2018)
June 2014 Member of the Board of Directors, President & Group CEO of the Company
April 2018 Chairman, Member of the Board of Directors, Executive Officer
June 2018 Chairman, Member of the Board of Directors (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)

Ryusuke Aya

Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Risk Committee

Ryusuke Aya (born on May 20, 1960)

Business Experience
April 2012 Executive Officer / General Manager of Risk Management Division of the Company
Executive Officer / General Manager of Risk Management Division of BK
Executive Officer / General Manager of Risk Management Division of CB
November 2013 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group of the Company (Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer from June 2014)
Managing Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management Group of BK (Executive Managing Director from April 2014)
Managing Executive Officer / In charge of Risk Management Group of TB (until April 2014)
Managing Executive Officer / In charge of Risk Management Group of SC (until April 2014)
June 2017 Member of the Board of Directors of the Company (current)
Member of the Board of Directors (Audit & Supervisory Committee Member) of BK (until April 2018)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)

Nobukatsu Funaki

Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Audit Committee

Nobukatsu Funaki (born on March 30, 1959)

Business Experience
March 2010 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of CB (until June 2013)
April 2013 Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Outside Member) of SC (until June 2014)
June 2013 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of the Company
June 2014 Member of the Board of Directors (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)

Tetsuo Seki

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 July 29, 1938)

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

Takashi Kawamura

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

Takashi Kawamura (born on December 19, 1939)

Business Experience
April 1962 Joined Hitachi, Ltd.
June 1995 Director
June 1997 Executive Managing Director
April 1999 Executive Vice President and Representative Director
April 2003 Director (until June 2007)
June 2003 Chairman of the Board and Representative Executive Officer, Hitachi Software Engineering Co., Ltd.
June 2005 Chairman of the Board, Hitachi Plant Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. (until June 2009)
June 2006 Chairman of the Board, Hitachi Software Engineering Co., Ltd. (until June 2007)
June 2007 Chairman of the Board, Hitachi Maxell, Ltd. (until June 2009)
April 2009 Representative Executive Officer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hitachi, Ltd.
June 2009 Representative Executive Officer, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Director
April 2010 Representative Executive Officer, Chairman and Director
April 2011 Chairman of the Board
April 2014 Director
June 2014 Advisor (until June 2016)
Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of the Company (current)
(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.

Tatsuo Kainaka

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 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 (current)
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 the Company (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.

Hirotake Abe

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

Hirotake Abe (born on November 13, 1944)

Business Experience
January 1970 Joined Tohmatsu Awoki & Co.
June 1985 Temporarily transferred to Deloitte & Touche New York Office (until October 1992)
July 1990 Senior Partner of Tohmatsu & Co.
June 2001 CEO (until May 2007)
June 2004 Executive Member of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (until May 2007)
June 2007 Senior Adviser of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (until December 2009)
January 2010 Established the Certified Public Accountant Hirotake Abe Office (current)
June 2010 Outside Corporate Auditor of CONEXIO Corporation (until June 2018)
September 2010 Visiting Professor, Chuo Graduate School of International Accounting (until March 2012)
June 2011 Outside Corporate Auditor of Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (until June 2015)
October 2012 Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member of NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION (until June 2016)
June 2015 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of the Company (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Certified Public Accountant Hirotake Abe Office

Hiroko Ota

Chairman of the Board of Directors*2
Member of the Nominating Committee

Hiroko Ota (born on February 2, 1954)

Business Experience
April 1996 Associate Professor, the Graduate School of Policy Science, Saitama University
October 1997 Associate Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
April 2001 Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
April 2002 Director for Economic Research, Cabinet Office
March 2003 Deputy Director General for Economic Research, Cabinet Office
April 2004 Director General for Economic Research, Cabinet Office
August 2005 Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
September 2006 Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy
August 2008 Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (current)
April 2009 Vice–President, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (until March 2011)
June 2014 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of the Company (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

Izumi Kobayashi

Member 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, 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, the World Bank Group
July 2013 Outside Director, ANA HOLDINGS INC. (current)
November 2013 Outside Director, Suntory Holdings Limited (until March 2017)
June 2014 Outside Director, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (current)
July 2014 Member of the Risk Committee of the Company (as an outside expert who is not a director of the Company) (until June 2017)
April 2015 Vice Chairperson, Japan Association of Corporate Executives (current)
June 2016 Member of the Board of Governors, Japan Broadcasting Corporation (current)
June 2017 Member of the Board of Directors (Outside Director) of the Company (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 June 2018)

    (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.
  • 2.Mr. Sato engages in the company's external activities as the Chairman.
    Ms. Ota chairs the Board meetings.

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