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Responsibilities of the Governor, Deputy Governors, and Executive Directors

April 9, 2018

1. Responsibilities by Head Office Department Function/Operational Function

Governor

Table : Governor
Haruhiko Kuroda Exercises general control over the Bank's business.
Is in charge of the Internal Auditors' Office.

Deputy Governors

Table : Deputy Governors
Masayoshi Amamiya Administer the business of the Bank, assisting the Governor.
Are in charge of the Monetary Affairs Department, Financial Markets Department, Research and Statistics Department, and International Department.
Is in charge of the Secretariat of the Policy Board, Financial System and Bank Examination Department, Payment and Settlement Systems Department, Operations Department, Information System Services Department, Personnel and Corporate Affairs Department, and Administration Department.
Masazumi Wakatabe Is in charge of the Currency Issue Department, Public Relations Department, and Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies.

Executive Directors

Table : Executive Directors
Atsushi Miyanoya Administer the business of the Bank, assisting the Governor and Deputy Governors. Is in charge of the Financial System and Bank Examination Department, Currency Issue Department, and Public Relations Department.
Shigehiro Kuwabara Is in charge of the Payment and Settlement Systems Department, Research and Statistics Department, and Operations Department.
Eiji Maeda Is in charge of the Monetary Affairs Department, Financial Markets Department, and Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies.
Kimihiro Etoh Is in charge of the Osaka Branch as its General Manager.
Nobuyasu Yoshioka Is in charge of the Secretariat of the Policy Board, Information System Services Department, Personnel and Corporate Affairs Department, and Administration Department.
Shinichi Uchida
(Assistant Governor)
Is in charge of the International Department and the Bank's international affairs.

2. Acting for and Performing the Governor's Duties Pursuant to Article 22 of the Bank of Japan Act (See Note)

The Governor decided the first to eighth officers in order of rank as follows.

Table : The first to eighth officers
The first officer:
Deputy Governor
Masayoshi Amamiya
Acts for the Governor when the Governor is prevented from attending to his duties and performs the Governor's duties during a vacancy in the office of the Governor.
The second officer:
Deputy Governor
Masazumi Wakatabe
Acts for the Governor when the Governor and the first officer are prevented from attending to their duties, and performs the Governor's duties during a vacancy in the office of the Governor and the first officer.
The third officer:
Eiji Maeda
Acts for the Governor when the Governor and the first and second officers are prevented from attending to their duties, and performs the Governor's duties during a vacancy in the office of the Governor and the first and second officers.
The fourth officer:
Kimihiro Etoh
Acts for the Governor when the Governor and the first, second, and third officers are prevented from attending to their duties, and performs the Governor's duties during a vacancy in the office of the Governor and the first, second, and third officers.
The fifth officer:
Nobuyasu Yoshioka
Acts for the Governor when the Governor and the first, second, third, and fourth officers are prevented from attending to their duties, and performs the Governor's duties during a vacancy in the office of the Governor and the first, second, third, and fourth officers.
The sixth officer:
Atsushi Miyanoya
Acts for the Governor when the Governor and the first, second, third, fourth, and fifth officers are prevented from attending to their duties, and performs the Governor's duties during a vacancy in the office of the Governor and the first, second, third, fourth, and fifth officers.
The seventh officer:
Shigehiro Kuwabara
Acts for the Governor when the Governor and the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth officers are prevented from attending to their duties, and performs the Governor's duties during a vacancy in the office of the Governor and the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth officers.
The eighth officer:
Shinichi Uchida
Acts for the Governor when the Governor and the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh officers are prevented from attending to their duties, and performs the Governor's duties during a vacancy in the office of the Governor and the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh officers.

Note: Pursuant to Article 22, paragraph 2 of the Bank of Japan Act, the Deputy Governors act for the Governor when he is prevented from attending to his duties, and perform the Governor's duties during a vacancy in the office of the Governor. In addition, pursuant to Article 22, paragraph 5 of the Bank of Japan Act, Executive Directors act for the Governor when the Governor and Deputy Governors are prevented from attending to their duties, and perform the Governor's duties during a vacancy in the office of the Governor and Deputy Governors.