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Members of the Board of Directors, Executive Officers and Specialist Officers of Mizuho Financial Group.

Members of the Board of Directors

Title/Name Status of Major Concurrent Office

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Member of the Board of Directors
Yasuhiro Sato*

Business Experience

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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Member of the Board of Directors
Shusaku Tsuhara*

Business Experience

Senior Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Member of the Board of Directors
Ryusuke Aya*

Business Experience

Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Member of the Board of Directors
Koji Fujiwara*

Business Experience

Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Member of the Board of Directors
Hideyuki Takahashi

Business Experience

Member of the Board of Directors of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Member of the Board of Directors
Nobukatsu Funaki

Business Experience

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Member of the Board of Directors
Mitsuo Ohashi

Business Experience

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

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Member of the Board of Directors
Tetsuo Seki

Business Experience

General Advisor of the Shoko Chukin Bank, Ltd.

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Member of the Board of Directors
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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Member of the Board of Directors
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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Member of the Board of Directors
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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Member of the Board of Directors
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 May 1, 2016)

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 and Specialist Officers

Title Name Areas of Oversight Major Concurrent Office
President & CEO
(Representative Executive Officer)
Yasuhiro Sato Group CEO 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.
Deputy President & Executive Officer
(Representative Executive Officer)
Toshitsugu Okabe Head of Retail & Business Banking Company
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.
Deputy President & Executive Officer Kosuke Nakamura Head of Corporate & Institutional Company Deputy President & Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Senior Managing Executive Officer Akira Sugano Head of Global Corporate Company
Senior Managing Executive Officer Shusaku Tsuhara Head of Compliance Group (Group CCO) Senior Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Senior Managing Executive Officer Junichi Kato Head of Global Markets Company
Senior Managing Executive Officer Katsunobu Motohashi Head of Asset Management Company Senior Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Senior Managing Executive Officer Masayuki Yonetani Head of Internal Audit Group
Senior Managing Executive Officer Keiichiro Ogushi Head of Research & Consulting Unit
Managing Executive Officer Daisuke Yamada Head of Global Products Unit, In charge of Incubation Project Team Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Ryusuke Aya Head of Risk Management Group (Group CRO) Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Koji Fujiwara Head of Strategic Planning Group (Group CSO) Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Satoshi Ishii Head of Human Resources Group (Group CHRO) Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Koichi Iida Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group (Group CFO) Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

(As of May 1, 2016)

Title Name Areas of Oversight Major Concurrent Office
Deputy President & Executive Officer Satoshi Miyazaki Deputy President (Western Japan (Kinki, Chugoku, and Shikoku regions)) Deputy President of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Senior Managing Executive Officer Yasuo Agemura In charge of Specific Business of Global Markets Company Deputy President of Mizuho Securities Co., 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.
Senior Managing Executive Officer Takeshi Watanabe In charge of Specific Duties Senior Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Senior Managing Executive Officer Tetsuhiko Saito In charge of Specific Business of Retail & Business Banking Company Senior Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Tetsuo Iimori In charge of Specific Business of Retail & Business Banking Company 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 Yuusei Matsubara In charge of Specific Business of Corporate & Institutional Company Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Amane Oshima Deputy Head of Global Markets Company Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Akihiro Nakanishi In charge of Specific Business of Retail & Business Banking Company Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Kazuya Kobayashi In charge of Specific Business of Global Corporate Company 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 Akira Nakamura In charge of Specific Business of Corporate & Institutional Company 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 Deputy Head of Retail & Business Banking Company Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Takashi Saito Deputy Head of Global Markets Company Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Seiji Imai Head of Asia & Oceania excl. East Asia Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Takahiko Yasuhara Head of East Asia Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Motonori Wakabayashi Deputy Head of Research & Consulting Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Shuji Kojima Deputy Head of Internal Audit Group Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, 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 Deputy President of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Nobumitsu Watanabe Deputy Head of Global Corporate Company, Deputy Head of Global Markets Company and Deputy Head of Global Products Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Takashi Kamada Deputy Head of Retail & Business Banking Company Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Yoshihito Bando Deputy Head of Asset Management Company Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Masashi Hara Deputy Head of Global Products Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Isao Nakamura Deputy Head of Corporate & Institutional Company and Deputy Head of Research & Consulting Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Toshio Sobue Deputy Head of Risk Management Group and Deputy Head of Compliance Group Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Keisuke Saito Deputy Head of Global Products Unit Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Hiroaki Ehara Deputy Head of Human Resources Group and Deputy Head of Internal Audit Group Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Masahiro Miyamoto Deputy Head of Corporate & Institutional Company Senior Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Naofumi Fuke Deputy Head of Retail & Business Banking Company Senior Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Hidefumi Kobayashi Deputy Head of Research & Consulting Unit, Deputy Head of Financial Control & Accounting Group and Deputy Head of Risk Management Group Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Masaya Usuha Deputy Head of Internal Audit Group Executive Managing Director 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 Kenji Tsujitsugu Deputy Head of Corporate & Institutional Company Managing Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Masaya Oishi Deputy Head of Asset Management Company Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Taiji Kumagai Deputy Head of Compliance Group Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer Atsushi Takahashi Deputy Head of Global Corporate Company, Deputy Head of Global Products Unit and Deputy Head of Strategic Planning Group Executive Managing Director of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Executive Officer Kouji Yonei General Manager of IT & Systems Planning Department Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Shinji Taniguchi General Manager of Global Products Coordination Department Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Masamichi Ishikawa General Manager for Asset Management Company
Executive Officer Makoto Umemiya General Manager of Financial Planning Department 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.
Executive Officer Kazushi Takeda Co–General Manager of East Asia Department Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Asashi Katou General Manager of IT & Systems Promotion Department Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Eishi Shimizu General Manager of Channel Strategy Department Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Masahiko Abe General Manager of Corporate & Institutional Coordination Department Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Hisashi Kikuchi General Manager of Corporate Secretariat Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer Yuzo Kanamori Deputy Head of Global Corporate Company and Deputy Head of Global Products Unit Executive Officer of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Specialist Officer Masahiko Katou General Manager for IT & Systems Group Executive Officer of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Specialist Officer Yasumasa Mukai General Manager for IT & Systems Group

(As of May 1, 2016)

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