Shuichi “Shuey” Yokoyama is a member of the Board of MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation, and previously MUFG Union Bank, N.A., positions he assumed in April 2022. He also serves as Managing Corporate Executive, Group Chief Risk Officer of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc., and Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Executive Officer, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Credit Officer of MUFG Bank, Ltd.
Previously, he served as Managing Executive Officer, Head of Corporate Banking Group No.4 in the Japanese Corporate Banking Unit of MUFG Bank, a position he assumed in April 2020. He was responsible for covering more than 400 blue-chip companies mainly of financial institutions in Japan.
From May 2016 to March 2020, he was Executive Officer, Head of the Corporate Risk Management Division of MUFG and MUFG Bank, where he was responsible for managing enterprise-wide risks, market risks, interest-rate risks, liquidity risks, operational risks, IT risks, model risks, reputation risk, and marketable-credit risks globally.
He has also held positions in the U.S., most recently in New York from July 2014 to May 2016, as Managing Director, U.S. Co-Treasurer and Head of Markets for the Americas. From August 2008 to January 2011, he was based in San Francisco with Union Bank, as Senior Vice President, Head of Financial Management Liaison and Chief of Staff for the Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Yokoyama has more than 30 years of experience with MUFG, including the legacy organization, including in risk management, global markets, financial management, and corporate baking in Japan, the U.S. and the U.K.
A native of Japan, Mr. Yokoyama earned a bachelor’s degree in Physics from Waseda University in 1990, and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, USA. in 2008.