About Us

Board of Directors

Representative Directors

  • Kenji Yamada
    Chairman

    Kenji Yamada Chairman

    (September 23, 1962)

    Kenji Yamada became our Chairman in April 2021. He started his career at The Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co., Ltd. (currently Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited) in April 1985. After serving in various key positions, Mr. Yamada became Director and President of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust General Service Co., Ltd. In April 2018 and Director and President of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Business Service Co., Ltd. in June 2018.

  • Noriaki Maruyama
    President and CEO

    Noriaki Maruyama President and CEO

    (May 12, 1965)

    Noriaki Maruyama became our President and CEO in April 2014. He started his career at The Tokai Bank, Ltd. (currently in MUFG Bank, Ltd.) in April 1989. After joining E Loan, Inc. (currently SBI Holdings, Inc.), Mr. Maruyama served in various key positions, including Director of SBI Holdings, Inc. and Representative Director, Chairman and CEO of SBI Mortgages, Inc. (currently ARUHI Corporation).

Directors

  • Tomokazu Yokoi
    Director and Managing Executive Officer

    Tomokazu Yokoi Director and Managing Executive Officer

    (November 27, 1967)

    Tomokazu Yokoi became our Director and Managing Executive Officer in January 2021. He started his career at The Tokai Bank, Ltd. (currently in MUFG Bank, Ltd.) in April 1990. Mr. Yokoi served in various key positions, including Director of SBI Mortgages, Inc. (currently ARUHI Corporation).

  • Gen Ozaki
    Director and Managing Executive Officer

    Gen Ozaki Director and Managing Executive Officer

    (August 15, 1968)

    Gen Ozaki became our Director and Managing Executive Officer in January 2021. He started his career at The Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd. in April 1991. Prior to being seconded to us, Mr. Ozaki joined The Chuo Trust and Banking Company, Limited (currently Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited) in November 1998.

  • Manatomo Yoneyama
    Outside Director

    Manatomo Yoneyama Outside Director

    (January 25, 1968)

    Manatomo Yoneyama became our Outside Director in April 2021. He started his career at The Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co., Ltd. (currently Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited) in April 1991. Mr. Yoneyama concurrently serves as Managing Executive Officer of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings, Inc., Director and Managing Executive Officer of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited and Director of UBS SuMi TRUST Wealth Management Co., Ltd.

  • Tomoya Asakura
    Outside Director

    Tomoya Asakura Outside Director

    (March 16, 1966)

    Tomoya Asakura became our Outside Director in December 2021. He started his career at The Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd. in April 1989. Mr. Asakura concurrently serves as President and CEO of Morningstar Asset Management Co., Ltd., Director of SBI Asset Management Co., Ltd., Representative Director, Executive Officer and President of Morningstar Japan K.K., Director of SBI Energy Co., Ltd., Executive Chairman of SBI Estate Finance Co., Ltd., Director of SBI Insurance Group Co., Ltd., Director of SBI Alternative Asset Management Co., Ltd., Director of SBI Regional Revitalization Asset Management Co., Ltd., Director of Carret Holdings, Inc., Director of SBI Regional Business Succession Investment Co., Ltd., Director of Money Tap Co., Ltd., Director of SBI Global Asset Management Co., Ltd., Director of SBI Bond Investment Management Co., Ltd., President and CEO of SBI Asset Management Group Co., Ltd., President and CEO of E-Advisor Co., Ltd. and Director of SBI NEO FINANCIAL SERVICES Co., Ltd.

  • Yukihito Machida
    Independent Outside Director

    Yukihito Machida Independent Outside Director

    (August 29, 1971)

    Yukihito Machida became our Outside Director in January 2021. He is registered as an attorney-at-law and started his career at Tokyo City Law Office (currently City Yuwa Law Office). After registering as a member of the New York State Bar, Mr. Machida served in Corporate Disclosure Section of the Financial Services Agency’s General Planning Bureau. He concurrently works at Atsumi Sakai Law Office.

  • Hitoshi Hatta
    Independent Outside Director

    Hitoshi Hatta Independent Outside Director

    (March 21, 1955)

    Hitoshi Hatta became our Outside Director in January 2021. He started his career at the Ministry of Finance of Japan in April 1980. Prior to joining us, Mr. Hatta served as Advisor, Managing Director, Executive Officer, CCO and CISO of Lifenet Insurance Company.

  • Tomohisa Takeda
    Independent Outside Director

    Tomohisa Takeda Independent Outside Director

    (November 8, 1957)

    Tomohisa Takeda became our Outside Director in January 2021. He started his career at the Bank of Japan in April 1981. Mr. Takeda served in various key positions at governmental agencies, including the Committee on Policy Matters and System Information Bureau. He has been registered as attorney-at-law since November 2018.

  • Tamotsu Moriyama
    Independent Outside Director

    Tamotsu Moriyama Independent Outside Director

    (March 24, 1973)

    Tamotsu Moriyama became our Outside Director in January 2021. He started his career at Ota Showa Audit Corporation (currently Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC) in October 1994. Mr. Moriyama concurrently serves as Representative Director of Maxus Corporate Advisory Inc. and Outside Director of PROPOLIFE Inc. (currently PROPOLIFE GROUP Inc.).

Auditors

  • Toshiharu Fujita
    Full-Time Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member

    Toshiharu Fujita Full-Time Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member

    (June 30, 1955)

    Toshiharu Fujita became our Full-time Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member in June 2014. He started his career at Kumagai Gumi Co., Ltd. in April 1979. Mr. Fujita served in various key positions, including Director of Softbank Asset Management Co., Ltd. (currently SBI Asset Management Co., Ltd.), Director and Executive Officer of Softbank Investment Co., Ltd. (currently SBI Investment Co., Ltd.) and Executive Officer in charge of the Legal Department and General Manager of the Compliance Headquarters of SBI Holdings, Inc.

  • Toshiro Ishizaki
    Full-Time Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member

    Toshiro Ishizaki Full-Time Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member

    (January 15, 1961)

    Toshiro Ishizaki became our Full-time Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member in April 2021. He started his career at The Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co., Ltd. (currently Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited) in April 1984. Mr. Ishizaki also served as General Manager of the Internal Audit Department of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited and Director and Audit Committee Member of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd.

  • Mariko Hidaka
    Independent Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member

    Mariko Hidaka Independent Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member

    (May 4, 1961)

    Mariko Hidaka became our Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member in January 2021. She started her career at Chuo Audit Corporation in April 1984 and registered as a certified public accountant in April 1987. Ms. Hidaka joined ShinNihon Audit Corporation (currently Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC) in August 2007 and established Hidaka Certified Public Accounting Office in August 2020. She concurrently serves as Outside Director of Tosoh Corporation and Director and Audit Committee Member of Kyokuto Boeki Kaisha.

  • Naoyuki Iwashita
    Independent Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member

    Naoyuki Iwashita Independent Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member

    (March 28, 1962)

    Naoyuki Iwashita became our Outside Audit and Supervisory Board Member in January 2021. He started his career at the Bank of Japan in April 1984. Mr. Iwashita served in various key positions at the Bank of Japan and governmental agencies. He concurrently serves as Professor of School of Government at Kyoto University, Director of Distributed Autonomous Society Forum, Counselor at the Financial Services Agency, Part-time Lecturer at Osaka University, Member of the Industrial Cyber Security Study WG2 of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, Auditor of Japan Association for Financial APIs, Advisory Board Member/Advisor of The Iyo Bank, Ltd., Member of Financial System Counsel of the Financial Services Agency, Advisory Board Member of NTT DATA Corporation, Member of the Council for Regulatory Reform at Cabinet Office, Senior Researcher of the Japan Institute of Law and Information Systems, Director of LINE Mirai Foundation, Visiting Professor of Research Organization of Information and Systems and Advisor of International Financial City OSAKA Promotion Committee.