Career Summary of Directors and Auditors
As of October 15, 2013
Mr. Okihara began his career in 1974 at The Sanwa Bank, Ltd. Before being appointed president and CEO of UFJ Bank Ltd. and a director of UFJ Holdings, Inc. in 2004, he held a variety of general management roles at the Asakusa Branch, the Tokyo Corporate Banking Department, and the Corporate Banking Planning Department, In October 2005, when Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) was established, Mr. Okihara became the managing officer and group head of the Integrated Corporate Banking Business Group responsible for group-wide corporate banking activities. At the founding of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTMU) in January 2006, he was appointed deputy president and chief executive, and his duties included overseeing the Corporate Banking Business Unit, the IT Department, and all trust asset business. In 2008, he was appointed as deputy chairman, a position he still holds. In 2010, he was appointed chairman of MUFG. Mr. Okihara is a member of the TOMODACHI Advisory Board, an influential group of Japanese and U.S. leaders that supports recovery efforts and the development of a new generation of leaders following the Great East Japan Earthquake.
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.
Deputy President (note1)
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 and Chief Planning Officer (note1)
Mr. Hamakawa joined Sanwa Bank in 1978. After obtaining an MBA from Harvard University in 1984, he assumed a number of planning positions in the human resources, corporate planning, and other departments in the bank’s domestic headquarters. In 2002, he became general manager of the Kojimachi Corporate Banking Office of UFJ Bank. In 2004, he was appointed general manager of both the Corporate Planning Division and Integration Planning Office of UFJ Holdings. Mr. Hamakawa then assumed the position of general manager of the Business and Systems Integration Division before and after the merger between UFJ Bank and The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. He became a managing executive officer and deputy chief executive of the Retail Banking Business Unit of BTMU in January 2009 and then group head of Corporate Banking Group No. 2 in May 2010, maintaining his position as managing executive officer. In June 2011, Mr. Hamakawa became a managing director of MUFG in charge of corporate planning divisions, including CSR. In June 2012, he assumed the position of senior managing director of MUFG while maintaining his jurisdiction over corporate planning. In addition, Mr. Hamakawa is a director of MUTB, and he helps monitor the management of MUTB with a perspective granted from his experience.
Managing Director and Chief Compliance and Risk Officer (note1)
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 2012, he became a managing director, chief risk officer, and chief compliance officer.
President & CEO, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Company
President & CEO, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Company
Mr. Toyoizumi joined Mitsubishi Bank in 1973, where he held a variety of general manager positions at such domestic sales offices as the Ginza Branch, Corporate Banking Division No. 3, and the Kyoto Commercial Banking Office of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. In 2003, he assumed a position as executive officer and general manager of the Corporate Banking Credit Division. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Toyoizumi held various management positions in divisions related to the corporate and investment banking business as well as the credit business at BTM, and its successor, BTMU. Also in 2007, he was appointed to serve concurrently as MUFG’s managing officer and deputy group head of the Integrated Corporate Banking Business Group. In the ensuing years, he held a number of positions, including deputy president in charge of the Western Region of Japan in 2009. In 2010 Mr. Toyoizumi was appointed to deputy president of BTMU in charge of overall business management and chief executive of BTMU’s Corporate Banking Business Unit, as well as group head of MUFG’s Integrated Corporate Banking Business Group. In 2011, he became president and CEO of Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd. (MUSHD) and Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. (MUMSS), and 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, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
Mr. Araki joined Mitsubishi Bank in 1981. After developing a career in planning and human resources, he was appointed general manager of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi’s Aoyama Commercial Banking Office. In July 2004, he became vice general manager of BTM’s Corporate Planning Office, working to advance preparations for the merger with UFJ Bank. In conjunction with the establishment of BTMU in January 2006, Mr. Araki assumed the role of general manager of Corporate Banking Division No. 3, later becoming general manager of the Human Resources Division and subsequently the Corporate Planning Division. In 2011, he became managing executive officer and group head of Corporate Banking Group No. 1 in charge of Corporate and Investment Banking Strategy at BTMU. Concurrently, he was assigned as managing director of MUFG and deputy group head of its Integrated Corporate Banking Business Group. In these positions, Mr. Araki managed corporate banking as well as corporate and investment banking operations. In 2012, he was appointed a director of MUFG and became the managing director in charge of the Corporate Administration Division, Corporate Planning Division, Public Relations Division, and CSR Promotion Division. Mr.Araki has a Master of Science degree from MIT Sloan School of Management.
Managing Director, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings 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.
Senior Managing Director, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Mr. Tokunari joined Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation in 1982. In 1987, he was appointed assistant manager of the London Branch. He became manager of the Corporate Advisory Group in 1996, and in 2000 he was appointed manager of the Task Force for Corporate Integration with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Nippon Trust and Banking Co., Ltd., and The Tokyo Trust Bank, Ltd. In 2001, Mr. Tokunari became deputy general manager of the Corporate Planning Division, and in 2004, he was appointed deputy general manager of the task force for the merger with UFJ Trust Bank. In 2005, he became general manager of the Frontier Strategy Planning and Support Division of MUTB, and in 2006 he was named general manager of the Financial Planning Division of MUFG. He became executive officer in charge of financial planning of MUFG in 2009, and in 2010 he was appointed executive officer in charge of corporate planning of MUTB. In 2011, Mr. Tokunari became managing director in charge of corporate planning of MUTB.
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, when he became an advisor. Mr. Araki continues to serve as an advisor to the successor company, Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd.
Attorney at Law of Higashimachi LPC (note2)
Mr. Watanabe joined the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office in 1974. After serving as assistant vice-minister of justice (deputy director-general of the criminal affairs bureau) from 1998 to 2001, he joined the Supreme Public Prosecutors Office in 2001. From 2002 to 2008, he was the chief public prosecutor in the District Public Prosecutor’s Offices in Nara, Maebashi, Nagoya, and Yokohama. After serving as a prosecutor in the Sapporo High Public Prosecutors Office from 2008 until he retired in 2009, he joined the Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association and became a professor of law at the Tokai University Law School - a position he still holds. He is also an attorney at law at Higashimachi LPC.
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 has also served as an audit and supervisory board member of Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. since 2006 and an independent director of Japan Exchange Group, Inc. since 2013. 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).
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.
Chairman of Nippon Life Insurance Company (note3)
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. He continues to serve as chairman of Nippon Life Insurance, a position he has held since 2011.
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.
- Representative director
- Messrs. Ryuji Araki and Kazuhiro Watanabe are outside directors defined in Article 2, Item 15 of the Corporation Act.
- Messrs. Kunie Okamoto and Yasushi Ikeda and Hideo Kojima are outside auditors defined in Article 3, Item 16 of the Corporation Act.