Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
Mr. Kanetsugu “Sugu” Mike (pronounced Mee-kay) is the Chairman of MUFG.
Since joining MUFG in 1979, Mr. Mike has been instrumental in the development of the bank’s global business with assignments in London, New York, and Thailand. He has also led various high-profile projects involving complex integration of the organization, including the merger of entities ultimately creating MUFG.
In 2011, Mr. Mike was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive of Corporate Services, where he was responsible for the bank’s information systems and operations. Following this assignment and the bank’s investment in the fifth-largest bank in Thailand, in 2014, Mr. Mike was appointed Vice Chairman of the Bangkok-based Bank of Ayudhya (Krungsri) and played a key role in its successful integration with MUFG Bank’s Bangkok branch.
In 2017, after serving as the Co-Chief Executive of Global Business Unit and Regional Executive for the Americas, Mr. Mike was appointed President and CEO of MUFG Bank.
In 2019, Mr. Mike was appointed President & Group CEO of MUFG, and a year later in 2020, he became the Deputy Chairman of MUFG.
In April 2021, he was appointed to his current position, the Chairman of MUFG.
Mr. Mike earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Keio University, Japan in 1979, and a Master of Business Administration from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA, in 1987.
Mr. Mike is an avid practitioner of Kendo, a type of Japanese martial arts.