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Announcement of Cabinet Decisions about the Governor and Deputy Governors of the Bank of Japan

March 21, 2013
Bank of Japan

The Cabinet has announced the following decisions concerning the Governor and Deputy Governors of the Bank of Japan.

  • Haruhiko Kuroda was appointed Governor on March 20, 2013.
  • Kikuo Iwata was appointed Deputy Governor on March 20, 2013.
  • Hiroshi Nakaso was appointed Deputy Governor on March 20, 2013.
  • The resignation of Governor Masaaki Shirakawa was approved on March 19, 2013.

The terms of office for Deputy Governors Hirohide Yamaguchi and Kiyohiko Nishimura ended on March 19, 2013.