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Ryoichi Shinke

Deputy Regional Executive, MUFG Americas

Ryoichi Shinke is the Deputy Regional Executive for the Americas, with oversight of Canada and Latin America operations, a position he assumed in May 2020. He is also the Senior Managing Executive Officer for MUFG Bank, effective in April 2022.

Previously, Mr. Shinke was Managing Executive Officer and Group Head, Corporate Banking Group No. 2, for MUFG Bank, where he led business promotions for Japanese global corporate clients based in Tokyo.

Mr. Shinke began his career in 1988 with Sanwa Bank, a predecessor of MUFG. In a wide-ranging corporate banking career, Mr. Shinke has also held leadership positions in finance, human resources, and corporate communications, both in Japan and abroad.

His first international assignment was in the bank’s New York office in 1994, with the U.S. Corporate Finance Group. In 1998, he relocated to Tokyo to the company’s global headquarters assuming a position in the Human Resources division, followed by an appointment in the Corporate Banking department. Returning to New York in 2007, he continued to manage Japanese corporate clients for the next four years.

Progressing through successive leadership roles, Mr. Shinke’s career included responsibilities as Executive Officer and General Manager of the Global Business Division, part of the Transaction Banking group. He also served as Executive Officer and Regional Executive of MUFG India, overseeing the bank’s business for India and Sri Lanka.

Mr. Shinke holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Management Degree from Hitotsubashi University and an MBA from Emory University. He is based in New York, NY.