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Responsibilities of the Governor, Deputy Governors, and Executive Directors

July 20, 2020

1. Responsibilities by Head Office Department Function/Operational Function

Governor

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

Deputy Governors

Table : Deputy Governors
AMAMIYA Masayoshi 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.
WAKATABE Masazumi Is in charge of the Currency Issue Department, Public Relations Department, and Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies.

Executive Directors

Table : Executive Directors
ETOH Kimihiro Administer the business of the Bank, assisting the Governor and Deputy Governors. Is in charge of the Financial System and Bank Examination Department, Research and Statistics Department, Currency Issue Department, Operations Department, and Public Relations Department.
YOSHIOKA Nobuyasu Is in charge of the Secretariat of the Policy Board, Payment and Settlement Systems Department (Business Continuity Planning Division), Information System Services Department, Personnel and Corporate Affairs Department, and Administration Department.
UCHIDA Shinichi Is in charge of the Monetary Affairs Department, Payment and Settlement Systems Department (Payment and Settlement Systems Division), Financial Markets Department.
YAMADA Yasuhiro Is in charge of the Osaka Branch as its General Manager.
IKEDA Yuichi
SHIMIZU Tokiko
(Assistant Governor)
Is in charge of the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, 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

Pursuant to Article 22, paragraph 2 of the Bank of Japan Act, Deputy Governor AMAMIYA Masayoshi 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 WAKATABE Masazumi 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: UCHIDA Shinichi, YAMADA Yasuhiro, YOSHIOKA Nobuyasu, ETOH Kimihiro, SHIMIZU Tokiko, and IKEDA Yuichi .