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March 6, 2020

Company Name : Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Representative : Tatsufumi Sakai, President & Group CEO
Address : 1–5–5 Otemachi, Chiyoda–ku, Tokyo
Security Code : 8411 (Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st Section)

Announcement of Changes in Representative Executive Officer

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (MHFG) hereby announces the following changes in MHFG's Representative Executive Officer.

1. Changes in Representative Executive Officer

  • (1)Reason for Changes
    Changes in Representative Executive Officer due to changes in Directors and Executive Officers.
  • (2)Changes in Representative Executive Officer

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(Effective as of April 1, 2020)
Name New Position Current Position
Seiji Imai

Senior Managing Executive Officer*
(Representative Executive Officer)

Head of Corporate & Institutional Company /
Head of Global Products Unit

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Head of Global Corporate Company

Satoshi Ishi

Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Managing Executive Officer* (Representative Executive Officer)

Chief Digital Innovation Officer / Head of IT & Systems Group / Head of Operations Group

Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Managing Executive Officer

Chief Digital Innovation Officer / Head of IT & Systems Group / Head of Operations Group

Junichi Kato Resigned

Senior Managing Executive Officer*
(Representative Executive Officer)

Head of Global Markets Company

(Note)

  • *: Executive Officers as Defined in the Companies Act

As a result of the changes, the Representative Executive Officers will be three persons; Mr. Tatsufumi Sakai, President & Group CEO, Mr. Seiji Imai and Mr. Satoshi Ishii.

2. Brief Personal Record of New Representative Executive Officer

MHBK refers to Mizuho Bank, Ltd. in the following Brief Personal Record.

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Name Seiji Imai
Business Experience Apr. 2019 Deputy President & Executive Officer, In charge of Specially Assigned Matters of MHBK. (current)
Apr. 2018 Senior Managing Executive Officer, Head of Global Corporate Company of MHFG. (current).
Apr. 2016 Managing Executive Officer, Head of Asia & Oceania excl. East Asia of MHFG.
Managing Executive Officer, Head of Asia & Oceania excl. East Asia of MHBK.
Apr. 2014 Executive Officer, General Manager of Seoul Branch of MHBK.
Joined our group in Apr. 1986
Education Mar. 1986 Graduated from Faculty of Law, Kyoto University
Date of Birth June 25, 1962

Number of shares of our common stock owned (as of September 30, 2019): 111,111

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Name Satoshi Ishii
Business Experience Apr. 2019 Senior Managing Executive Officer, Chief Digital Innovation Officer, Head of IT & Systems Group and Head of Operations Group of MHFG. (Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Managing Executive Officer from June 2019) (current)
Deputy President & Executive Officer, In charge of Digital Innovation Department, Head of IT & Systems Group and Head of Operations Group of MHBK. (current)
Apr. 2017 Senior Managing Executive Officer, Head of Business Promotion of MHBK.
Apr. 2015 Managing Executive Officer, Head of Human Resources Group of MHFG.
Apr. 2014 Executive Officer, General Manager of Corporate Secretariat of MHFG.
Joined our group in Apr. 1986
Education Mar. 1986 Graduated from Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
Date of Birth September 1, 1963

Number of shares of our common stock owned (as of September 30, 2019): 249,929