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Mizuho Announces New Deputy President

Mizuho Announces New Deputy President

(23 February 2024 - Japan) Mizuho Financial Group (MFG) has named Hidekatsu Take as deputy president and representative executive officer, effective 1 April 2024.

Makoto Umeyama, a member of the board of directors and the incumbent deputy president, has resigned from his role.

Take, who is currently a senior executive officer in Mizuho Financial Group, will join Masahiro Kihara– the president and group CEO of MFG– as representative executive officer of the group.

Take has been a senior executive officer since April 2022, when he was appointed head of corporate and institutional company, as well as head of global corporate company in MFG. In April 2023, he was named the head and the managing executive officer of MFG’s global corporate and investment banking.

He first joined MFG in April 1998, eventually becoming managing executive officer and head of the group’s Asia Oceania business in April 2018.

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