Yasushi Itagaki
President Commissioner
Japanese citizen. 59 years old. Domiciled in Japanese. Appointed as President Commissioner in the Annual General Meeting Shareholders on 31 March 2023*. Itagaki served as Director on March 2018 and later appointed as President Director in the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on 1 October 2019 and reappointed as President Director in the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 23 March 2020.

Qualifications/Education Background

Graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree from Kyoto University in 1987.

Work Experiences

Prior to joining Danamon Itagaki served as the Managing Executive Officer and Deputy Chief Executive of the Global Commercial Banking Business Unit of MUFG Bank and Executive Officer of MUFG. Prior to his position above, Itagaki was the General Manager of the Global Planning Division where amongst his many roles; he was responsible for strategic planning in support of the Bank’s global expansion. Over the course of his career with the firm, Itagaki has held a number of important roles with increasing levels of responsibility. Itagaki was based in Singapore from 2013 to 2015 where he set up the Bank’s regional headquarters for Asia & Oceania and assisted the Regional CEO in developing and executing key strategic initiatives for the region. 

Among the many important contributions of Itagaki to the development of MUFG’s business platform, he designed grand picture and strategized ASEAN commercial banking network. Throughout his career at MUFG, Itagaki has played a significant role in the strategic partnership into Krungsri, Security Bank, VietinBank, and Danamon in ASEAN region. Other leadership positions held by Itagaki included Chief Manager of the Global Planning Division of MUFG Bank, where he was involved in the privatization of Union Bank of California and led the execution process of MUFG’s strategic investment in Morgan Stanley during the global financial crisis. Itagaki began his career with the Bank of Tokyo in 1987. 

*waiting for the effective date