Executive Chairman of the board of directors for MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation
Masatoshi Komoriya is Executive Chairman of the board of directors for MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation, effective June 30, 2022. A member of the board of directors since April 2022, he is based in New York.
Mr. Komoriya is also Deputy Chief Operating Officer – International (Deputy COO-I) and Deputy Chief Executive of the Global Commercial Banking business group for MUFG. He assumed these New York-based positions in April 2022. In April 2023, he assumed the additional role of Deputy Regional Executive for the Americas.
Prior to these appointments, Mr. Komoriya was Executive Officer and Chief of Staff for the Americas for MUFG Bank, Ltd. and MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation, which includes MUFG Union Bank N.A., MUFG Securities Americas Inc., and MUFG Fund Services (USA) LLC, since June 2018.
From May 2017 to June 2018, Mr. Komoriya was Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer for MUFG Bank, Ltd. in EMEA. During his time in EMEA, he developed his career in strategic planning, including branch network optimization in the EU continent and Brexit contingency planning.
From 2010 to 2017, Mr. Komoriya held a number of senior-level positions within The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.’s Tokyo and London offices. He also has previous experience with MUFG in New York, where he was a Senior Manager in the bank’s Planning Division for the Americas from 2006 to 2010.
Mr. Komoriya graduated from Waseda University in Tokyo with a BA in Law, and earned degrees in Master of Laws from the University of Pennsylvania and Master of Laws (Corporation) from New York University Law School.