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 Americas Executive Management Team

Hirofumi (Hiro) Otsuka

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

Katsuyuki Kubo

Katsuyuki Kubo

Chief of Staff
Chief Operating Officer

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Rick Davison

Chief Financial Officer

Carl Adams

Head of Structured Debt

Richard Eisenberg

Co-Head of Coverage & Capital Markets

Scott Ashby

Scott Ashby

Co-Head of Coverage & Capital Markets

Masahito Nonaka

Head of Global Markets, Americas

Akihiro Kawara

Chairperson and President & CEO of SMBC Capital Markets, Inc.

Mark Corteil

​​​​​​​Chief Risk Officer

Lisette Lieberman

Chief Compliance Officer

Scott Flood

General Counsel


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

Osamu Yagi

Osamu Yagi

​​​​​​​Head of the CEO Office, Americas Division