Mizuho Financial Group Inc. made a number of management and board changes at the group and its units, including the appointment of CEOs for two banking units.
The company said Jan. 31 that Koji Fujiwara was appointed as president and CEO of Mizuho Bank Ltd. and will step down as a board member and managing executive officer of Mizuho Financial Group.
Nobuhide Hayashi, who stepped down as president and CEO of Mizuho Bank, was appointed as chairman of the lender.
At Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd., Tetsuo Iimori was appointed as president and CEO, replacing Takeo Nakano, who will now serve as chairman of the unit. Concurrently, Iimori retired from his roles as managing executive officer of Mizuho Financial and Mizuho Bank.
All appointments and resignations are effective April 1.