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September 30, 2015

To whom it may concern

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.

Changes of Executive Officers

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. hereby announces the following planned changes of executive officers (including changes in their areas of responsibility, etc.) of the following entities within the Group :

[Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (MHFG)]

Name New Position
(Effective as of October 1, 2015)
Current Position
Mr. Hiroshi Suehiro Senior Managing Executive Officer*1 Head of the Americas and In charge of Compliance with US FBO Regulation Senior Managing Executive Officer*1 In charge of Compliance with US FBO Regulation
Mr. Hokuto Nakano Managing Executive Officer*1 Head of East Asia  
Mr. Katsuyuki Mizuma Managing Executive Officer*1 Head of Asia & Oceania excl. East Asia  
Mr. Teiji Teramoto Managing Executive Officer*1 Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa  
  • *1: Executive officers as defined in our internal regulations
(Brief Personal Records of New Executive Officers)
Name Hokuto Nakano  
Date of Birth Dec. 22, 1959  
Education Mar. 1983 Graduated from Faculty of Law, the University of Tokyo
Business Experience Joined in Apr. 1983  
Apr. 2010 Executive Officer, General Manager of Forex Division of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
July 2013 Executive Officer, General Manager of Forex Division of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2014 Managing Executive Officer, Head of East Asia (current)
Name Katsuyuki Mizuma  
Date of Birth Apr. 3, 1960  
Education Mar. 1984 Graduated from Faculty of Law, Kyoto University
Business Experience Joined in Apr. 1984  
Apr. 2010 General Manager of Administration Division of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2011 General Manager of Asia & Oceania Division
Apr. 2012 Executive Officer, General Manager of Asia & Oceania Division
July 2013 Executive Officer, General Manager of Asia & Oceania Division of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2014 Managing Executive Officer, Head of Asia & Oceania excl. East Asia (current)
Name Teiji Teramoto  
Date of Birth June 10, 1962  
Education Mar. 1985 Graduated from Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
Business Experience Joined in Apr. 1985  
July 2010 General Manager of Europe Division of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2012 General Manager of Investment Banking Coordination Division
General Manager of Investment Banking Coordination Division of the former Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2013 Executive Officer, General Manager of Investment Banking Coordination Division of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.(until Apr. 2014)
Executive Officer, General Manager of Investment Banking Coordination Division of the former Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Executive Officer, General Manager of Investment Banking Coordination Division of the former Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
July 2013 Executive Officer, General Manager of Investment Banking Coordination Division of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2014 Executive Officer, General Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa of Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Apr. 2015 Managing Executive Officer, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa (current)

[Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (MHBK)]

Name New Position
(Effective as of October 1, 2015)
Current Position
Mr. Nobuhisa Zama Executive Officer General Manager of International Credit Division and General Manager of East Asia Credit Division and General Manager of Asia & Oceania Credit Division Executive Officer General Manager of International Credit Division

[Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. (MHTB)]

Name New Position
(Effective as of October 1, 2015)
Current Position
Mr. Yutaka Sasaki Executive Officer General Manager for Investment Management Unit Executive Officer General Manager of Active Strategy Fund Management Department
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