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Kuniyuki Shudo

Kuniyuki Shudo

Job title
Executive Advisor
Current employer
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Mr. Kuniyuki Shudo is an Executive Advisor of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited and supports the global strategy and governance of the Bank. Prior to this role, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., and a member of its Audit Committee since 2019. Previously, he was a Managing Executive Officer of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited, and had overall responsibility for the Bank’s global business activities. He directly supervised the asset services business of the Bank’s overseas branches and subsidiaries. He also held global business management positions at the Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Group (the “SuMi TRUST Group”) as Executive Officer of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.

Mr. Shudo joined Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited (formerly The Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co. Ltd.) in 1984 and began his global business career in London. He has over 30 years of experience in the global banking as well as asset management and services business. 

He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (U.S.A.) Limited (formerly Sumitomo Trust Banking Co. (U.S.A.)) from 2007 to 2010. In 2012, he became General Manager of the Global Business Planning and Coordination Department at the head office in Tokyo. He then served as Executive Officer responsible for the Bank’s overall business in the U.S. in the capacity of Regional Executive for the Americas from 2014 to 2018.

Mr. Shudo graduated from Hitotsubashi University in Japan, majoring in Law and International Relations, and holds a Master degree in Law from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

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