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Kazuo Koshi

Managing Executive Officer MUFG Bank, Ltd. and Chairman of the Board MUFG Americas Holding Corporation and MUFG Union Bank, N.A.


Kazuo “Kaz” Koshi is Chairman of the Boards MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation and MUFG Union Bank, N.A., positions he assumed in April 2020. He also serves as Managing Executive Officer of MUFG Bank, Ltd. and is based in New York.

Previously, Kaz served as Deputy Chief Operating Officer – International (Deputy COO-I), and Deputy Chief Executive of Global Commercial Banking Business Group (GCB) for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (“MUFG”) and MUFG Bank. He also was Deputy Executive Officer in charge of financial crimes compliance, overseeing the Global Financial Crime Division. 

From May 2017 to May 2020, he was Deputy Regional Executive for the Americas, the second most-senior executive of the Americas operations for MUFG and MUFG Bank.  From July 2019 to May 2020, he was Executive in Charge of Latin America and Canadian Regions, MUFG Bank Ltd.

Mr. Koshi has more than 30 years of experience with MUFG, including the legacy organization, and in recent years has been continuously engaged in the formulation and execution of Americas strategy.  He has accrued 20 years of work experience in the U.S. since 1995, assigned to managerial positions on the West and East Coasts, on both the business and support sides.

A native of Japan, Mr. Koshi earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tokyo's Faculty of Engineering in 1985, and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in 1990.