Leaders shape the future of finance

SMBC Group in the Americas is consistently recognized as a leader in the world of finance for our outstanding service and growth. Our relationships are the reason—and our relationships are built on trust. With a principled leadership team committed to protecting the honor that built us, while embracing the innovative spirit of today, we’re leading the charge toward prosperity and defining the future of finance.

Meet our Executive Management Committee

Hirofumi (Hiro) Otsuka

Chief Executive Officer, SMBC Americas Division and President and Chief Executive Officer of SMBC Americas Holdings, Inc.

Natsuhiro Samejima

Natsuhiro Samejima

Chief of Staff

Debbie Freer

Chief Operating Officer

Carl Adams

Head of Structured Debt

Richard Eisenberg

Head of Coverage and Capital Markets

Akihiro Kawara

Chairperson, SMBC Capital Markets, Inc. and Head of Sales and Trading

Bungo Miura

Bungo Miura

Chairperson, SMBC Nikko Securities, Inc. and President, SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc.

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Rick Davison

Chief Financial Officer

Scott Flood

General Counsel

Yosuke (Dean) Uemura

Chief Risk Officer

Lisette Lieberman

Chief Compliance Officer


John Nolan

Chief Audit Executive

Robin Milberg

Robin Milberg

Chief Human Resources Officer

Gordon (Gordo) Wilson

Chief Information Officer

Kylie Watson

Kylie Watson

Chief Information Security Officer

W. Todd Rendo

Head of Operations

Tomohiro Yamazaki

Head of the Governance Planning Department