Kazuo "Kaz" Koshi is Policy Making Officer (as MUFG/MUFG Bank Deputy Regional Executive for the Americas)and serves in two distinct positions for MUFG Bank, Ltd., a commercial banking subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG).
Since May 2016, he has served as Deputy Chief Executive of the Global Business Unit, which oversees MUFG Bank, Ltd.’s businesses outside Japan. He is also Deputy Chief Executive Officer for the Americas at both MUFG Bank, Ltd. and MUFG, a position he assumed in May 2017.
Mr. Koshi serves on the Board of Directors of MUFG Americas Holding Corporation and MUFG Union Bank. He is based in the company's Tokyo headquarters, traveling to the Americas frequently.
Mr. Koshi has more than 25 years of experience with MUFG, including the legacy organization, and in recent years has continuously been engaged in the execution of strategy in the Americas. Since 1995, he has accrued 16 years of work experience in the U.S., 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.