Yasutaka Suehiro named as MUFG Securities Americas CEO
NEW YORK, NY (March 28, 2022) – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) today announced that Yasutaka Suehiro will assume the role of CEO of MUFG Securities Americas Inc. (MUSA) effective April 1, 2022.
Based in New York, Mr. Suehiro will report to Kevin Cronin, President and CEO of MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation. Mr. Suehiro has more than 30 years of experience at MUFG in Tokyo, London, Hong Kong and New York. Prior to assuming the role of MUSA CEO, Mr. Suehiro held the role of Deputy Chief Operating Officer-International of Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd.
“Suehiro-san has a deep understanding of our business, is well known to the U.S. leadership team, and brings strong connectivity to our global platform,” Mr. Cronin said. “His proven track record of leading businesses across all of our regions will be invaluable as we look to grow our operations in the vitally important U.S. market.”
Mr. Suehiro has served on the boards of MUSA and MUFG Securities EMEA plc (MUSE), in addition to previously serving as Deputy CEO of MUSA and CEO of MUS (ASIA).
About Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.’s U.S. Operations including MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation
The U.S. operations of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG), one of the world’s leading financial groups, has total assets of $333 billion at December 31, 2021. As part of that total, MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation (MUAH), a financial holding company, bank holding company, and intermediate holding company, has total assets of $163 billion at December 31, 2021. MUAH’s main subsidiaries are MUFG Union Bank, N.A. and MUFG Securities Americas Inc. MUFG Union Bank, N.A. provides a wide range of financial services to consumers, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations. As of December 31, 2021, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. operated 296 branches, consisting primarily of retail banking branches in the West Coast states. MUFG Securities Americas Inc. is a registered securities broker-dealer which engages in capital markets origination transactions, domestic and foreign debt and equities securities transactions, private placements, collateralized financings, and securities borrowing and lending transactions. MUAH is owned by MUFG Bank, Ltd. and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. MUFG Bank, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc., has offices in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, and Canada. Visit www.unionbank.com or www.mufgamericas.com for more information.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with approximately 2,500 locations in more than 50 countries. The Group has about 170,000 employees and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group aims to “be the world’s most trusted financial group” through close collaboration among our operating companies and flexibly respond to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York stock exchanges. For more information, visit https://www.mufg.jp/english.