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

Shusaku Tsuhara (born on Jan 6, 1960)

Business Experience
Apr 2010 Executive Officer / General Manager of Executive Secretariat of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Apr 2012 Managing Executive Officer of the former Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Jul 2013 Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.*
Apr 2015 Senior Managing Executive Officer / Head of Compliance Group of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Senior Executive Managing Director / Head of Compliance Group of Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (current)
Jun 2015 Member of the Board of Directors, Senior Managing Executive Officer / Head of Compliance Group of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Senior 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

Ryusuke Aya (born on May 20, 1960)

Business Experience
Apr 2010 General Manager of Risk Management Division of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
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. (current)
Jun 2014 Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer / Head of Risk Management 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

Koji Fujiwara (born on Jun 29, 1961)

Business Experience
Apr 2010 General Manager of Investor Relations Division of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Apr 2012 Executive Officer / General Manager of Investor Relations Division
Apr 2014 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Strategic Planning Group
Executive Managing Director / Head of Strategic Planning Group of Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (current)
Jun 2014 Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer / Head of Strategic Planning Group (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

Koichi Iida (born on Oct 6, 1962)

Business Experience
Apr 2011 General Manager of Syndicated Finance Structuring Division of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
Apr 2012 General Manager of Corporate Banking Division No.10
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 of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
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. (current)
Jun 2016 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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Member of the Board of Directors
Member of the Audit Committee

Hideyuki Takahashi (born on Apr 20, 1957)

Business Experience
Apr 2007 Executive Officer / Senior Corporate Officer of Strategic Planning Group of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
Apr 2009 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Global Portfolio Management Unit, Head of Financial Institutions & Public Sector Business Unit, Head of Global Alternative Investment Unit
Apr 2010 Managing Executive Officer / Chief Financial Officer and Chief Portfolio Management Officer
Apr 2011 Managing Executive Officer / Chief Financial Officer, Chief Portfolio Management Officer and Chief Information Officer
Apr 2012 Managing Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Managing Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of the former Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (until Apr 2013)
Managing Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. (until Apr 2013)
Managing Executive Officer / In charge of Strategic Planning, Financial Control & Accounting Group of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. (until Apr 2014)
President & CEO of Mizuho Financial Strategy Co., Ltd. (until Apr 2014)
Jun 2012 Executive Managing Director / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Apr 2013 Deputy President / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group (until Apr 2014)
Deputy President & Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of the former Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Deputy President & Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer / In charge of Financial Control & Accounting Group of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. (until Apr 2014)
Jul 2013 Deputy President & Executive Officer / Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.*
Apr 2014 Member of the Board of Directors of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
Jun 2014 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 June 2013)
Apr 2013 Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. (until June 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

Mitsuo Ohashi (born on Jan 18, 1936)

Business Experience
Mar 1959 Joined Mitsui Bank, Ltd.
Dec 1961 Joined Showa Denko K.K.
May 1988 General Manager of Corporate Planning Division
Mar 1989 Director / General Manager of Corporate Planning Division
Mar 1993 Managing Director
Mar 1995 Senior Managing Director
Mar 1997 President and Chief Executive Officer
Jan 2005 Representative Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Jun 2005 Member of the Board of Directors of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
Mar 2007 Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Showa Denko K.K.
Mar 2010 Senior Advisor
Mar 2014 Senior Counselor (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Senior Counselor of Showa Denko K.K.
External Statutory Auditor of Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company
Representative Director and Chairman of the People's Political Association

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Member of the Board of Directors
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)
June 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 of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (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 of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Outside Director of Calbee, Inc.
Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member of Nikkei, Inc.
Outside Director of Nitori Holdings, Co., Ltd.
External Director of Ichigo 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 of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Jun 2014 Member of the Board of Directors 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 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 2015 Member of the Board of Directors 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 of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (current)
(Status of Major Concurrent Office)
Professor of National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Outside Director of JX Holdings, Inc.
Outside Director of Panasonic Corporartion

(As of Jul 1, 2016)

  • *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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