Nomura Holdings, Inc. | Directors

10 Directors, as of June 21, 2021

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Title / Responsibilities Name
(Date of Birth)
Business Experience
Chairman of the
Board of Directors

Member of the
Nomination Committee
Member of the
Compensation Committee

Koji Nagai
(Jan. 25, 1959)
Apr. 1981 Joined Nomura
Apr. 2003 Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2003 Senior Managing Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2007 Executive Managing Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2008 Senior Corporate Managing Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2009 Executive Managing Director and Executive Vice President of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2011 Co-COO and Deputy President of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2012 Senior Managing Director (concurrently Director and President of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Aug. 2012 Representative Executive Officer & Group CEO (concurrently Director and President of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Jun. 2013 Director, Representative Executive Officer & Group CEO (concurrently Director and President of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2017 Director, Representative Executive Officer & President and Group CEO (concurrently Director and Chairman of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2020 Director and Chairman (concurrently Director and Chairman of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.) (Current)

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Director and Chairman of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.

Director Kentaro Okuda
(Nov. 7, 1963)
Apr. 1987 Joined Nomura
Apr. 2010 Senior Managing Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2012 Senior Corporate Managing Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Aug. 2012 Senior Corporate Managing Director (concurrently Senior Corporate Managing Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2013 Senior Managing Director (concurrently Senior Corporate Managing Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2015 Senior Managing Director (concurrently Executive Vice President of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2016 Senior Managing Director (concurrently Executive Managing Director and Executive Vice President of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2017 Senior Managing Director (concurrently Executive Vice President of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2018 Executive Managing Director and Group Co-COO (concurrently Director, Executive Managing Director and Deputy President of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2019 Executive Managing Director and Deputy President, Group Co-COO
Apr. 2020 Representative Executive Officer and President, Group CEO (concurrently Representative Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Jun. 2020 Director, Representative Executive Officer, President & Group CEO (concurrently Representative Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Jun. 2021 Director, Representative Executive Officer, President & Group CEO (concurrently Representative Director and President of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.) (Current)

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Representative Director and President of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.

Director Tomoyuki Teraguchi
(Aug. 4, 1962)
Apr. 1986 Joined Nomura
Apr. 2009 Senior Managing Director and Global Equity Strategy Office of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2011 Senior Managing Director and Global Markets Joint COO of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Feb. 2013 Senior Managing Director and Global Markets COO of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2013 Senior Managing Director, Global Markets COO and Global Research of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2016 Senior Managing Director, Group Compliance Head and Operations (concurrently Representative Executive Officer, Compliance Division and Operations of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., Internal Control Supervisory Manager)
Apr. 2017 Senior Managing Director, Group Compliance Head and Operations (concurrently Representative Executive Officer, Senior Corporate Managing Director, Compliance Division and Operations of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., Internal Control Supervisory Manager)
May 2019 Executive Officer and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) (concurrently Representative Director, Executive Vice President, Compliance and Legal of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., Internal Control Supervisory Manager)
Apr. 2020 Executive Officer, Chief of Staff and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) (concurrently Representative Director and Deputy President, Compliance and Legal of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., Internal Control Supervisory Manager)
Apr. 2021 Representative Executive Officer, Deputy President, Chief of Staff and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) (concurrently Representative Director and Deputy President and Chief of Staff of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Jun. 2021 Director, Representative Executive Officer, Deputy President, Chief of Staff and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) (concurrently Representative Director and Deputy President and Chief of Staff of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.) (Current)

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Representative Director and Deputy President of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.

Director

Member of the Audit Committee

Shoji Ogawa
(Aug. 9, 1964)
Apr. 1987 Joined Nomura
Apr. 2007 Head of Investment Banking Strategic Planning Dept of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2008 Head of Capital Markets Dept. and Capital Solutions Dept. of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2009 Head of Capital Markets Dept. of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2012 Head of Investment Banking Strategic Planning Dept. of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2013 Head of Office of Audit Committee (concurrently Head of Office of Audit Committee of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Aug. 2016 Head of Office of Non-Executive Directors and Audit Committee (concurrently Head of Office of Non-Executive Directors and Audit Committee of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2017 Senior Managing Director and Group Internal Audit (concurrently Senior Managing Director and Internal Audit of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2021 Advisor
Jun. 2021 Director (Current)

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Statutory Auditor of Nomura Financial Products & Services, Inc. (to be appointed)

Director
(Outside Director)

Chairman of the
Nomination Committee
Chairman of the
Compensation Committee

Kazuhiko Ishimura
(Sep. 18, 1954)
Apr. 1979 Joined Asahi Glass Company, Limited
Jan. 2006 Executive Officer, GM of Kansai Plant of Asahi Glass Company, Limited
Jan. 2007 Senior Executive Officer and GM of Electronics & Energy General Division of Asahi Glass Company, Limited
Mar. 2008 Representative Director and President & COO of Asahi Glass Company, Limited
Jan. 2010 Representative Director and President & CEO of Asahi Glass Company, Limited
Jan. 2015 Representative Director & Chairman of Asahi Glass Company, Limited
Jan. 2018 Director & Chairman of Asahi Glass Company, Limited
Jun. 2018 Outside Director (Current)
Mar. 2020 Director of AGC Inc.
Apr. 2020 President of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (Current)

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President of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Outside Director of TDK Corporation
Outside Director of IHI Corporation

Formerly Asahi Glass Company, Limited, name changed AGC Inc. on July 1, 2018.

Director
(Outside Director)

Member of the
Nomination Committee
Member of the
Compensation Committee

Takahisa Takahara
(Jul. 12, 1961)
Apr. 1991 Joined Unicharm Corporation
Jun. 1995 Director of Unicharm Corporation
Apr. 1996 Director, General Manager of Procurement Division and Deputy General Manager of International Division of Unicharm Corporation
Jun. 1997 Senior Director of Unicharm Corporation
Apr. 1998 Senior Director, General Manager of Feminine Hygiene Business Division of Unicharm Corporation
Oct. 2000 Senior Director, Responsible for Management Strategy of Unicharm Corporation
Jun. 2001 Representative Director, President of Unicharm Corporation
Jun. 2004 Representative Director, President & CEO of Unicharm Corporation (Current)
Jun. 2021 Outside Director (Current)

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Representative Director, President & CEO of Unicharm Corporation
Outside Director of Calbee, Inc.

Director
(Outside Director)

Chairman of the
Audit Committee

Noriaki Shimazaki
(Aug. 19, 1946)
Apr. 1969 Joined Sumitomo Corporation
Jun. 1998 Director of Sumitomo Corporation
Apr. 2002 Representative Director and Managing Director of Sumitomo Corporation
Jan. 2003 Member of the Business Accounting Council of the Financial Services Agency
Apr. 2004 Representative Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer of Sumitomo Corporation
Apr. 2005 Representative Director and Executive Vice President of Sumitomo Corporation
Jan. 2009 Trustee of the IASCF Foundation (currently, IFRS Foundation)
Jul. 2009 Special Advisor of Sumitomo Corporation
Jun. 2011 Director of the Financial Accounting Standards Foundation
Chairman of Self-regulation Board and Public Governor of the Japan Securities Dealers Association
Sep. 2013 Advisor of the IFRS Foundation Asia-Oceania Office
Advisor of the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Current)
Jun. 2016 Outside Director (concurrently Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.) (Current)
Aug. 2019 Senior Advisor of the IFRS Foundation Asia-Oceania Office (Current)

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Outside Director of Loginet Japan Co., Ltd.
Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.

Director
(Outside Director)

Member of the Audit Committee

Mari Sono
(Feb. 20, 1952)
Oct. 1976 Joined NISSHIN Audit Corporation*
Mar. 1979 Registered as Certified Public Accountant
Nov. 1988 Partner of CENTURY Audit Corporation*
Nov. 1990 Member of "Certified Public Accountant Examination System Subcommittee", Certified Public Accountant Examination and Investigation Board, Ministry of Finance
Apr. 1992 Member of "Business Accounting Council", Ministry of Finance
Dec. 1994 Senior Partner, CENTURY Audit Corporation*
Oct. 2002 Member of Secretariat of the Information Disclosure, Cabinet Office (currently Secretariat of the Information Disclosure and Personal Information Protection Review Board, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)
Apr. 2005 External Comprehensive Auditor, Tokyo
Jul. 2008 Senior Partner of Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC
Aug. 2012 Retired Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC
Dec. 2013 Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission
Jun. 2017 Outside Director (Current)

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Auditor of WASEDA University

Currently Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC

Director
(Outside Director)
Laura Simone Unger
(Jan. 8, 1961)
Jan. 1988 Enforcement Attorney of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC")
Oct. 1990 Counsel of U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
Nov. 1997 Commissioner of the SEC
Feb. 2001 Acting Chairperson of the SEC
Jul. 2002 Regulatory Expert of CNBC
May 2003 Independent Consultant of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Aug. 2004 Independent Director of CA Inc.
Jan. 2010 Special Advisor of Promontory Financial Group
Dec. 2010 Independent Director of CIT Group Inc. (Current)
Nov. 2014 Independent Director of Navient Corporation (Current)
Jun. 2018 Outside Director (Current)

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Independent Director of CIT Group Inc.
Independent Director of Navient Corporation
Independent Director of Nomura Holding America Inc.
Independent Director of Nomura Securities International, Inc.
Independent Director of Nomura Global Financial Products Inc.

Director
(Outside Director)
Victor Chu
(Jun. 20, 1957)
Dec. 1982 Solicitor of the Supreme Court, Hong Kong
Jan. 1988 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Eastern Investment Group (Current)
Oct. 1988 Director and Council Member of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Jun. 1992 Advisory Committee Member of the Securities and Futures Commission, Hong Kong
Aug. 2003 Foundation Board Member of the World Economic Forum
Apr. 2018 Independent Director of Airbus SE (Current)
Jun. 2021 Outside Director (Current)

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Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Eastern Investment Group
Chair of Council, University College London
Co-Chair, International Business Council of the World Economic Forum
Independent Director of Airbus SE

Director
(Outside Director)
J.Christopher Giancarlo
(May 12, 1959)
Sep. 1984 Associate Attorney of Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon
Oct. 1985 Associate Attorney of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle
Jan. 1992 Attorney, Founding Partner of Giancarlo & Gleiberman
Sep. 1997 Attorney, (Equity) Partner of Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner
Apr. 2000 Vice President and Legal Counsel of Fenics Software
Apr. 2001 Executive Vice President of GFI Group Inc.
Jun. 2014 Commissioner of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Jan. 2017 Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Oct. 2019 Independent Director of the American Financial Exchange (Current)
Jan. 2020 Senior Counsel of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP (Current)
Jun. 2021 Outside Director (Current)

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Senior Counsel of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Independent Director of the American Financial Exchange
Chairman of Common Securitization Solutions LLC
Independent Director of BlockFi Inc.
Principal of Digital Dollar Project

Director
(Outside Director)
Patricia Mosser
(Feb. 14, 1956)
Jul. 1986 Assistant Professor, Economics Department, Columbia University
Jan. 1991 Economist and Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY)
Nov. 2006 Senior Vice President, FRBNY, Member of the FX Forum, Executive Meeting of East Asia and Pacific (EMEAP) Central Banks, Bank for International Settlements
Jan. 2007 Board Member of the American Economic Association's Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession
Jun. 2007 Member of the Markets Committee, Bank for International Settlements
Jan. 2009 Acting Systemic Open Market Account Manager for the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)
Oct. 2013 Deputy Director of the Office of Financial Research (OFR), U.S. Treasury Department
Oct. 2013 Member of the Deputies Committee of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC)
Jun. 2015 Senior Research Scholar and Director of Central Banking and Financial Policy at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (Current)
Jun. 2021 Outside Director (Current)

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Senior Research Scholar
Director of the MPA Program in Economic Policy Management
Director of Central Banking and Financial Policy

All positions at Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs

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