May 20, in conversation with ….. Izumi Kobayashi

by Lynn Moyers on April 15, 2021

Join us for fascinating insight and conversation with one of Japan’s top contemporary thought-leaders in business, government, women’s issues, and in wider Japanese society today.

Izumi Kobayashi is currently Chair of the Board of Directors at Mizuho Financial Group, and serves as Board director at ANA, Mitsui & Co and OMRON.

Her previous leadership positions include Vice Chair of the Keizai Doyu Kai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives), Board Member with  the Osaka Securities Exchange and Steering Committee member at NHK.

Kobayashi-san started her career as a secretary at Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation in 1981. After moving to Merrill Lynch Japan in 1985, her career progressed to become President & CEO. After a further move to Washington DC, she served as CEO and EVP of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency in the World Bank Group.

These selected roles are just one part of Izumi Kobayashi’s larger career, where she has influenced and directed a range of corporate and societal progress.

Hosted jointly by JASO’s Business Speaker Series and Women’s Leadership Council. Register for FREE or with a donation.

Full Program Details and Registration HERE

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