Hidefumi Yamamura appointed to MUFG Bank (Europe)'s Supervisory Board


17 August 2022 – MUFG Bank (Europe) N.V. (MBE) has appointed Mr. Hidefumi (Hide) Yamamura as Vice Chairman of its Supervisory Board.

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Mr Yamamura, who joins the MBE Supervisory Board alongside his current roles of Executive Officer and Deputy Regional Executive for EMEA at MUFG Bank, Ltd, has extensive global experience and joined MUFG in 1993. He has previously held senior leadership positions including Chief Operating Officer for EMEA and Deputy Head of Global Planning Division in Tokyo.

With nearly 30 years’ experience in the financial sector and MUFG, Mr. Yamamura has unparalleled knowledge of the wider Group and MBE’s strategic ambitions. Mr. Yamamura succeeds Mr. Katsunori Yokomaku, who is now Managing Executive Officer, Group Head Corporate Banking Group in Tokyo, as a member of MBE’s Supervisory Board.

Wietze Reehoorn, Chairman of MUFG Bank (Europe)’s Supervisory Board, commented: “Mr. Yamamura’s skills and competencies are an ideal fit with the current Supervisory Board members. The Board and MBE will benefit tremendously from Mr. Yamamura’s long service with MUFG, his extensive banking experience and expertise in strategic planning.