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Responsibilities of the Governor, Deputy Governors, and Executive Directors

May 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
Shigehiro Kuwabara Administer the business of the Bank, assisting the Governor and Deputy Governors. 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 Financial System and Bank Examination Department, Currency Issue Department, and Public Relations Department.
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.
Yasuhiro Yamada Is in charge of the Osaka Branch as its General Manager.

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

Pursuant to Article 22, paragraph 2 of the Bank of Japan Act, Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya acts for the Governor when he is prevented from attending to his duties and performs the Governor's duties during a vacancy in the office of the Governor. Deputy Governor Masazumi Wakatabe acts for the Governor when Deputy Governor Amamiya is prevented from attending to the above duties. 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 vacancies in the offices of the Governor and Deputy Governors in the following order: Eiji Maeda, Yasuhiro Yamada, Nobuyasu Yoshioka, Kimihiro Etoh, Shigehiro Kuwabara, and Shinichi Uchida.