Career Summary of Directors and Auditors
As of May 15, 2015
Mr. Sono joined Sanwa Bank in 1976. He worked as general manager of the Domestic Corporate Banking Office in the Osaka region and as general manager of the Tokyo Corporate Banking Office. After the establishment of UFJ Bank in January 2002, he continued to serve as general manager of the Tokyo Corporate Banking Office for that bank. In 2003, he became general manager of the Credit Administration Department of UFJ Bank. As executive officer, he led the Corporate Restructuring Department from 2004 to 2006. When BTMU was established in January 2006, he was appointed executive officer and general manager of the Credit Supervision Division. He then served as managing executive officer and group head of the Osaka Corporate Banking Group. In 2009, he was appointed managing executive officer in charge of Japanese Credit. In May 2012, Mr. Sono became senior managing executive officer and chief executive of the Corporate Banking Business Unit and, at the same time, managing officer and group head of the Integrated Corporate Banking Business Group. In June 2012, he was given responsibility for overall operations of the Corporate Banking Business Unit as deputy president of BTMU. In 2014, He was appointed chairman of MUFG.
Deputy Chairman and Chief Audit Officer
President, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (note1)
Mr. Wakabayashi joined The Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation (MTB) in 1977. From 1999 to 2003, he served as managing director and chief executive of Mitsubishi Trust International Limited, a securities subsidiary in London. In October 2005, when MTB and UFJ Trust Bank Limited merged to form Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB), Mr. Wakabayashi was executive officer and general manager of Business Division III. He became managing director of MUTB in June 2008, in charge of the Corporate Administration, Personnel, and Credit Supervisory divisions, and he was appointed senior managing director in June 2009. In June 2010, he was named senior managing director and chief executive of the Trust Asset Business Unit of MUTB and managing executive officer and group head of the Integrated Trust Assets Business Group of MUFG. In June 2011, as senior managing director of MUTB, he assumed responsibility for planning units including the Corporate Planning Division and the Frontier Strategy Planning and Support Division and became a director of MUFG. In April 2012, he was appointed president of MUTB. He assumed the office of deputy chairman and chief audit officer of MUFG in April 2013.
President & CEO
President, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (note1)
Mr. Hirano joined The Mitsubishi Bank, Ltd. in 1974. After working at domestic branch banking offices, he developed his career in Europe and New York, where he held a variety of positions within corporate banking and global strategy planning. Following his return to Japan, he held a number of high-ranking positions in divisions related to corporate banking and corporate planning. In conjunction with the establishment of BTMU in January 2006, Mr. Hirano was appointed as a managing director responsible for corporate function. In October 2008, he was assigned the concurrent position of chief credit officer, adding to his existing responsibilities. In March 2009, Mr. Hirano also became a director at Morgan Stanley, a firm with which MUFG had formed a strategic capital alliance. In June 2009, he became a deputy president of BTMU, and also assumed a position as a managing officer of MUFG in charge of facilitating the strategic alliance with Morgan Stanley. In April 2012, Mr. Hirano was appointed as president of BTMU, and a year later, in April 2013, began concurrently serving as president and CEO of MUFG.
Mr. Tanaka joined Mitsubishi Bank in 1977. After the establishment of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Ltd. in 1996, he held a variety of positions in the Corporate Planning Division. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Tanaka was executive officer and general manager of the Corporate Banking Division with responsibility for relationships with leading corporations. He was also general manager of the Corporate Business Development Division where he directed strategic planning and coordination of the company's corporate banking business. When BTMU was formed in 2006, Mr. Tanaka was appointed executive officer and general manager of the Corporate Planning Division. He was then president and CEO of UnionBanCal Corporation from May 2007 to July 2010, before returning to BTMU as managing executive officer and CEO for the Americas. Mr. Tanaka became resident managing officer for the United States for MUFG and senior managing executive officer and CEO for the Americas of BTMU. He was appointed deputy president of MUFG in 2012. He has also been a director of Morgan Stanley since May 2011. In addition, he serves as vice chairman of the Board of Councilors of the U.S. Japan Council. Mr.Tanaka holds a Master of Laws degree from the University of Michigan Law School.
Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer (note1)
Mr. Yuki joined Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation in 1977. After holding management positions in Japan and overseas, he played a role in the 1999 establishment of MTFG as senior deputy general manager of the Corporate Planning Division. Similarly, in October 2005, Mr. Yuki was an integral part in the merger with the UFJ Trust Bank as general manager of the Corporate Planning Division at MTB. In June 2007, he was appointed managing director of MUTB. In June 2008 he became chief executive of the Trust Assets Business Unit while simultaneously serving as managing executive officer of MUFG, promoting partnerships with overseas asset management companies. In June 2010, Mr. Yuki was appointed senior managing director at MUTB, and in June 2011 he was appointed senior managing director at MUFG. As CFO, he is responsible for capital strategies, management planning, and accounting and tax matters, as well as IR-related issues.
Senior Managing Director
Mr. Kagawa joined The Bank of Tokyo, Ltd. in 1980. He worked primarily in areas related to foreign exchange and treasury, but he was also assigned to the Corporate Planning Office for a period. When BTMU was established in 2006, he was appointed to the position of general manager of the International Treasury and Investment Division. Over the years, he was assigned to several posts related to global markets, such as general manager of the Global Markets Sales and Trading Division and general manager of the Financial Markets Division, developing deep expertise in this field. In May 2010, he became an executive officer of BTMU and general manager of the Corporate Risk Management Division, and was also assigned a concurrent position as executive manager of the Corporate Risk Management Division at MUFG. In May 14, 2014, he became a senior managing director, chief risk officer, and chief compliance officer. In May 15, 2015, he left a position as chief risk officer and chief compliance officer.
Senior Managing Director and Chief Planning Officer (note 1)
Mr. Kuroda joined Sanwa Bank in 1981. From October 2005 through May 2007, he served as co-general manager of the Corporate Planning Division of MUFG. After serving as general manager of the Retail Credit Division of BTMU from May 2007, he was appointed executive officer and general manager of the bank's Credit Division in 2008. From 2011, he was seconded to Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd. as director and senior managing executive officer, a position he held until returning to BTMU in May 2013 as managing executive officer in charge of commercial banking offices in eastern Japan, the Corporate Banking Business Promotion Division, the Global Business Division, and the IT & Payment Solution Division and as deputy head of the Corporate Finance & Strategic Advisory Division. In 2015, he was appointed senior managing director of MUFG.
President & CEO, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Company
President & CEO, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Company
Mr. Nagaoka joined Mitsubishi Bank in 1976. He held a variety of general manager positions related to equity and commercial banking and, when BTMU was formed in 2006, was appointed executive officer and general manager of the Kyoto Commercial Banking Office. In 2008, he assumed responsibilities as managing director and chief executive of the Retail Banking Business Unit of BTMU and managing officer, group head of the Integrated Retail Banking Business Group of MUFG. Subsequent to becoming BTMU’s senior managing executive officer and group head of the Osaka Corporate Banking Group in 2010, he was named deputy president and chief executive officer of the Corporate Banking Business Unit of BTMU as well as managing officer and group head of the Integrated Corporate Banking Business Group of MUFG in 2011. In the following year, he was appointed deputy president in charge of the Western Region of Japan. In 2014, he became president and CEO of Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd. (MUSHD) and Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. (MUMSS), and he also serves concurrently as a director of MUFG.
Group Head of Integrated Trust Assets Business Group
Deputy President, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Mr. Okamoto joined The Toyo Trust and Banking Company, Ltd. in 1980. After holding positions in the pension-related business divisions of Toyo Trust and Banking and its successor, UFJ Trust Bank, he became senior deputy general manager of the Trust Assets Planning Division of MUTB in October 2005 - when MUTB was established. In June 2006, he became general manager of the Pension Trust Division. In June 2010, Mr. Okamoto was appointed managing executive officer and deputy chief executive of the Trust Assets Business Unit and executive officer of MUFG. In June 2013, he became deputy president of MUTB, a director of MUFG, and group head of the Integrated Trust Assets Business Group.
Managing Director, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Company and Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Company
Mr. Noguchi joined The Tokai Bank, Ltd. in 1981. In 2003, he became general manager of the domestic branches of UFJ Bank. After the establishment of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ in January 2006, he served as general manager of commercial banking offices in the Corporate Banking Business Unit. Mr. Noguchi was then appointed managing director of MUSHD and MUMSS in 2011, and supervised the Internal Audit Division. He became a director of MUFG the same year.
Advisor of Toyota Motor Corporation (note2)
Mr. Araki joined the Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. (currently, Toyota Motor Corporation) in 1962, where he was appointed director in 1992 and executive vice president and representative director in 2001. In 2005, he assumed the role of senior advisor to the board of Toyota Motor and chairman of Toyota Financial Services Corporation. Mr. Araki continues to serve as an advisor to Toyota Motor. He also served as an auditor of Aioi Insurance Co., Ltd. from 2002 and as chairman from 2005 to 2008. In 2008, he became an advisor and remained in that position when the company became Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd. and until he retired in June 2014.
Professor, Waseda Graduate School of Finance, Accounting and Law
After working at the Bank of Tokyo from 1982 to 1986, Ms. Kawamoto joined McKinsey and Company in 1988, where she engaged in consulting services for a wide range of major Japanese and foreign financial institutions. At McKinsey, she was based in Tokyo and Paris from 1995 to 1999, before being promoted to senior expert in 2001. She took up a professorship at the Waseda Graduate School of Finance, Accounting and Law in 2004. Ms. Kawamoto served as an independent director of Osaka Exchange, Inc. (currently Japan Exchange Group, Inc.) from 2004 to 2014 and has served as an audit and supervisory board member of Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. since 2006. She holds a BA degree in Social Psychology from the University of Tokyo and a Master’s of Science degree in Development Economics from the University of Oxford (St. John’s College).
Senior Advisor of J. Front Retailing Co., Ltd. (note2)
Mr. Okuda joined The Daimaru, Inc. in 1964, where he was appointed director in 1995 and managing director in 1996. In 1997, he was named president of Daimaru and in 2003 chairman and chief executive officer. Upon the merger between the company and Matsuzakaya Holdings Co., Ltd. in 2007, he assumed the office of president and chief executive officer in the newly formed J. Front Retailing Co., Ltd., where he became chairman and chief executive officer in 2010. After assuming the position of director and senior advisor of J. Front Retailing from April 2013 to May 2014, he continues to serve as senior advisor of the company. Mr. Okuda also serves as a director of Japan Exchange Group Inc., a position he has held since 2013.
Chairman of Nippon Life Insurance Company (note2)
Mr. Okamoto joined Nippon Life Insurance Company in 1969 and was named a director in 1995. He was named a managing director in 1999, a senior managing director in 2002, and president in 2005. Mr. Okamoto was appointed a corporate auditor of UFJ Holdings, Inc. in 2005 and later in the same year a corporate auditor of MUFG, which he served until being named a director in 2014. He continues to serve as chairman of Nippon Life Insurance, a position he has held since 2011.
Partner of Hibiya Park Law Offices (note2)
Ms. Matsuyama became an assistant judge to the Tokyo District Court in 1995. Upon becoming an attorney-at-law and joining the Daini Tokyo Bar Association in 2000, she joined Hibiya Park Law Offices, where she was promoted to a partner in 2002. Ms. Matsuyama has also been serving as a corporate auditor of Vitec Co., Ltd. since 2012, a director of T&D Holdings, Inc. since 2013, and a corporate auditor of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. since 2014.
Mr. Nemoto joined Mitsubishi Bank in 1976. In the years that followed, he served in domestic sales offices as well as research- and systems-related divisions. In 2005, he became the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi’s executive officer and general manager of the Systems Division. After BTMU was founded in January 2006, he retained his position as executive officer and general manager of the Systems Division. In addition, he held a concurrent position as MUFG’s executive officer and general manager of its Operations and Systems Planning Division. In May 2009, Mr. Nemoto became a managing director of BTMU, managing functions related to the bank’s operations and systems. Meanwhile, he continued to manage these functions for the entire Group in his new position at MUFG as managing executive in charge of the Operations and Systems Planning Division. At BTMU, he was promoted to senior managing director in 2010. In May 2011, he became a full-time corporate auditor for MUFG.
Mr. Mikumo joined Toyo Trust and Banking in 1980. After the creation of UFJ in 2001, he held positions at the UFJ Trust Bank as general manager of the Securities Management Department and general manager of the Business Planning Department. Working from the UFJ Trust Bank side, he played a significant role in the establishment of MUTB in October 2005. After MUTB was established, he was general manager of the Corporate Planning Division. In 2007, he was appointed a managing director and general manager of MUTB’s Corporate Agency Division. In 2012, Mr. Mikumo served as a senior managing director and general manager of the Corporate Agency Business Unit, and he steered MUTB to a leading position in corporate agency in Japan with 1,500 client companies and a 40% market share. In June 2013, he retired from his position as a senior managing director of MUTB and was appointed a full-time corporate auditor of MUFG.
Partner of the law firm Miyake Imai & Ikeda (note3)
Mr. Ikeda was admitted to the Bar and joined the Tokyo Bar Association in April 1972. In April 1977, he was made a partner of the law firm Miyake Imai & Ikeda, a position he still holds.
Certified Public Accountant of Hideo Kojima CPA Office (note3)
Mr. Kojima became a member of the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 1980. He joined Shin Nihon & Co. and served as executive director from 2001 to 2006 and deputy chief executive officer from 2006 to 2008. The firm subsequently became Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC, where he served as deputy chief executive officer from 2008 to 2010 and senior advisor from 2010 to 2011. Mr. Kojima is also a certified public accountant of the Hideo Kojima CPA Office, an external corporate auditor of Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd., and an outside audit and supervisory board member of Alpine Electronics, Inc. - all positions he has held since 2011.
Corporate Auditor (note3)
Mr. Sato joined Mitsubishi Electric Corporation in 1969, where he became director in 2001, managing director in 2003, and director and senior executive officer later in the same year. Subsequent to assuming responsibilities as director and senior vice president in 2005, he was appointed director, representative executive officer, and executive vice president in 2007. In 2009, he became director and later in the same year senior corporate adviser. Since 2013, he has been serving as adviser of Mitsubishi Electric.
- Representative director
- Messrs. Ryuji Araki, Tsutomu Okuda, Kunie Okamoto and Ms.Haruka Matsuyama are outside directors defined in Article 2, Item 15 of the Corporation Act.
- Messrs. Yasushi Ikeda, Hideo Kojima and Yukihiro Sato are outside auditors defined in Article 3, Item 16 of the Corporation Act.