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Hidehiko Sogano

Managing Executive Officer
Dai-Ichi Life Holdings, Inc
Hidehiko Sogano is Managing Executive officer in Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. and currently responsible for international regulatory matters and global risk analysis such as climate change. He also covers international life insurance business, especially for managing overseas companies and developing new corporate strategy. He has experienced the Chair of Dai-ichi Life International (Europe) Ltd., CEO of Dai-Ichi Life Reinsurance Bermuda Ltd., and a member of the Board of Directors at Protective Life Corporation, Star Union Dai-ichi Life, Dai-ichi Life Insurance (Cambodia) PLC., DLI North America and DLI Asia- Pacific Pte. Ltd. He built-up his professional career at the Bank of Japan, where he served 32 years in positions such as Financial Markets Department and International Department and Branch Manager in Sapporo (Hokkaido) and Naha (Okinawa). During 2013-15 with the Bank of Japan, he was Specially Appointed Professor at Hokkaido University. In the global financial field, he was a member of the Committee on Global Financial System at Bank for International Settlements (2008-2012) and also Deputy Chair of the Committee on Financial Markets at the OECD (2010-12). Hidehiko is a graduate of Keio University where he majored in Economics in 1983 and he got CEP degree at the Institut d’Etudes Politique de Paris (Science-Po) in France in 1989.