Ryoichi Shinke is Deputy Regional Executive for the Americas at MUFG, with oversight of Canada and Latin America operations, a position he assumed in May 2020. He is also Managing Executive Officer for MUFG Bank and is based in New York.
Previously, Mr. Shinke was Managing Executive Officer & Group Head, Corporate Banking Group No. 2, for MUFG Bank, where he led business promotions for Japanese global corporates 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 subsequently held leadership positions in finance, HR, and corporate communications, both in Japan and abroad.
His first international assignment was in the bank’s New York office in 1994, with the US Corporate Finance Group. In 1998, he moved to Tokyo for a Head Office position in the Human Resources Division, followed by an appointment in the Corporate Banking Department. He returned to New York in 2007, where he continued to manage Japanese corporate customers 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; and Executive Officer & Regional Executive of MUFG India, overseeing the bank’s business for India and Sri Lanka.
Mr. Shinke has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Emory University in Atlanta, and a Bachelor of Commerce and Management Degree from Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo. In his spare time, Mr. Shinke enjoys golf, swimming, and reading.