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Mizuho Financial taps Masahiro Kihara as next president

Exclusive: 56-year-old to replace Tatsufumi Sakai

Masahiro Kihara (Photo courtesy of Mizuho)

TOKYO -- Japan's Mizuho Financial Group has decided to appoint Senior Executive Officer Masahiro Kihara, 56, to be its new president, Nikkei has learned.

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