Kazuo “Kaz” Koshi is Managing Executive Officer and serves in multiple distinct positions for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), and for MUFG Bank, Ltd., its commercial banking subsidiary.
Since May 2017, as Deputy Regional Executive for the Americas, he has served as the second most-senior executive of the Americas operations for MUFG and MUFG Bank. In July 2019, he was named Executive in Charge of Latin America and Canadian Regions, MUFG Bank Ltd. He is also deputy executive in charge of the Global Financial Crimes Compliance Division.
Mr. Koshi serves on the Board of Directors of MUFG Americas Holding Corporation and MUFG Union Bank, N.A. He is based in New York, frequently traveling to Tokyo and throughout the Americas.
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 execution of strategy in the Americas. He has accrued 17 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.