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Directors and Executive Officers of Mizuho Financial Group.

Directors

Title/Name Status of Major Concurrent Office

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Director
Yasuhiro Sato*

Business Experience

Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Director of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Director of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Chairman of the Japanese Bankers Association

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Director
Shusaku Tsuhara*

Business Experience

Senior Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Director
Ryusuke Aya*

Business Experience

Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Director
Junichi Shinbo*

Business Experience

Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Director
Koji Fujiwara*

Business Experience

Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Director
Hideyuki Takahashi

Business Experience

Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Director
Nobukatsu Funaki

Business Experience

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Director (Outside Director)
Mitsuo Ohashi

Business Experience

Senior Counselor of Showa Denko K.K.
External Statutory Auditor of Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company

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Director (Outside Director)
Tetsuo Seki

Business Experience

General Advisor of the Shoko Chukin Bank, Ltd.

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Director (Outside Director)
Takashi Kawamura

Business Experience

Advisor of Hitachi, Ltd.
Outside Director, Chairman of the Board of Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd.
Chairman of the Board, Outside Director of Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd..
Outside Director of CALBEE, Inc.

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Director (Outside Director)
Tatsuo Kainaka

Business Experience

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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Director (Outside Director)
Hirotake Abe

Business Experience

Certified Public Accountant Hirotake Abe Office
Outside Corporate Auditor of CONEXIO Corporation
Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member of NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION

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Director (Outside Director)
Hiroko Ota

Business Experience

Professor of National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Outside Director of JX Holdings, Inc.
Outside Director of Panasonic Corporartion

(As of Oct 1, 2015)

Notes:
  1. * indicates directors concurrently serving as executive officers as defined in the Companies Act.
  2. Mr. Mitsuo Ohashi, Mr. Tetsuo Seki, Mr. Takashi Kawamura, Mr. Tatsuo Kainaka, Mr. Hirotake Abe and Ms. Hiroko Ota are "outside directors" as provided for in Article 2, Item 15 of the Companies Act.
  3. Mr. Tetsuo Seki, Mr. Takashi Kawamura, Mr. Tatsuo Kainaka, Mr. Hirotake Abe and Ms. Hiroko Ota, who are "outside directors" are "independent directors" required by the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.
  4. The designation of the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, and the designation of committee members and the Chairman of each committee are as follows:
    Chairman of the Board of Directors: Hiroko Ota
    Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors: Hideyuki Takahashi
    Nominating Committee members:
    Mitsuo Ohashi (Chairman), Takashi Kawamura, Tatsuo Kainaka and Hiroko Ota
    Compensation Committee members:
    Tatsuo Kainaka (Chairman), Tetsuo Seki and Takashi Kawamura
    Audit Committee members:
    Hideyuki Takahashi (Chairman), Tetsuo Seki, Tatsuo Kainaka, Hirotake Abe and Nobukatsu Funaki

Executive Officers as Defined in the Companies Act/Executive Officers as Defined in our Internal Regulations

Title Name Areas of Oversight Major Concurrent Office
President & CEO
(Representative Executive Officer)
Yasuhiro Sato Group CEO Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Director of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Director of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Chairman of the Japanese Bankers Association
Deputy President & Executive Officer
(Representative Executive Officer)
Toshitsugu Okabe Head of Strategic Planning and Management Control (Personal Banking, Retail Banking and Corporate Banking) and Strategic Planning (Priority Assignments) and In charge of Incubation Project Team
Deputy President & Executive Officer Daisaku Abe Head of IT & Systems Group (Group CIO) and Head of Operations Group (Group COO) Deputy President & Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Senior Managing Executive Officer Tadashi Kanki Head of Internal Audit Group (Group CA)
Senior Managing Executive Officer Akira Sugano Head of Strategic Planning and Management Control (International Banking, Investment Banking, Transaction and Asset Management) and Strategic Planning (Priority Assignments)
Senior Managing Executive Officer Shusaku Tsuhara Head of Compliance Group (Group CCO) Senior Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Senior Managing Executive Officer Tetsuhiko Saito Head of Personal Banking Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Junichi Kato Head of Markets Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Katsunobu Motohashi Head of Asset Management Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Keiichiro Ogushi Head of Retail Banking Unit and Head of Corporate Banking Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Tatsufumi Sakai Head of International Banking Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Daisuke Yamada Head of Corporate Banking Unit (Large Corporations) Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Ryusuke Aya Head of Risk Management Group (Group CRO) Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Junichi Shinbo Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group (Group CFO) Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Koji Fujiwara Head of Strategic Planning Group (Group CSO) Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Kazuya Kobayashi Head of Investment Banking Unit and Head of Transaction Banking Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Kenji Tsujitsugu Head of Financial Institutions & Public Sector Business Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Satoshi Ishii Head of Human Resources Group (Group CHRO) Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

(As of Oct 1, 2015)

Title Name Areas of Oversight Major Concurrent Office
Deputy President & Executive Officer Masaaki Kono Deputy President (Western Japan (Kinki, Chugoku, and Shikoku regions)) Deputy President of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Senior Managing Executive Officer Hiroshi Suehiro Head of the Americas and In charge of Compliance with US FBO Regulation Senior Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Haruki Nakamura Joint Head of IT & Systems Group Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Hokuto Nakano Head of East Asia Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Katsuyuki Mizuma Head of Asia & Oceania excl. East Asia Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Koji Arita Joint Head of Operations Group Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Teiji Teramoto Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Masahiro Otsuka Joint Head of Personal Banking Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Tadashi Ohi Deputy Head of Human Resources Group Deputy President of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Shinya Tanaka Deputy Head of Investment Banking Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Masato Monguchi Deputy Head of Risk Management Group and Deputy Head of Compliance Group Managing Director of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Makoto Okayama Deputy Head of Corporate Banking Unit (Large Corporations) , Deputy Head of Corporate Banking Unit and Deputy Head of Financial Institutions & Public Sector Business Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Nobumitsu Watanabe Deputy Head of International Banking Unit, Deputy Head of Investment Banking Unit, Deputy Head of Transaction Banking Unit and Deputy Head of Markets Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Kazuhisa Sawa Deputy Head of Strategic Planning Group, Deputy Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group, Deputy Head of IT & Systems Group and Deputy Head of Operations Group Managing Director of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Takashi Kamada Deputy Head of Personal Banking Unit and Deputy Head of Retail Banking Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Yoshihito Bando Deputy Head of Asset Management Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Shuichi Shimada Deputy Head of International Banking Unit, Deputy Head of Investment Banking Unit and Deputy Head of Strategic Planning Group Managing Director of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Hidefumi Kobayashi Deputy Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group and Deputy Head of Risk Management Group Managing Director of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Yoshio Shimizu Deputy Head of International Banking Unit and Deputy Head of Investment Banking Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Tatsuya Yamada Deputy Head of IT & Systems Group and Deputy Head of Operations Group Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Tetsuhiro Sakamoto Deputy Head of Human Resources Group Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Junichi Yamada Deputy Head of Financial Institutions & Public Sector Business Unit and Deputy Head of Markets Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Masuo Fukuda Deputy Head of Corporate Banking Unit (Large Corporations) Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Shinya Hanamura Deputy Head of Financial Institutions & Public Sector Business Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Hiroto Koda Deputy Head of Retail Banking Unit and Deputy Head of Corporate Banking Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Naomi Tsumura Deputy Head of Compliance Group Managing Director of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Yasuto Hamanishi Deputy Head of Corporate Banking Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Masaya Oishi Deputy Head of Asset Management Unit Managing Director of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer Kouji Yonei General Manager of IT & Systems Planning Division Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Takahiko Yasuhara General Manager of International Coordination Division Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Shinji Taniguchi General Manager of Investment Banking Coordination Division Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Hidenobu Mukai General Manager of Personal Banking Coordination Division Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Masamichi Ishikawa General Manager of Asset Management Coordination Divisions Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Makoto Umemiya General Manager of Financial Planning Division Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Goji Fujishiro General Manager of Executive Secretariat Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Shuji Kojima General Manager of Compliance Division Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Naoto Takahashi General Manager of Next–Generation IT Systems Coordination Project Team and General Manager for Strategic Planning Group Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

(As of Oct 1, 2015)

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