Minoru Kimura

Independent shareholders’ representative

Biography

Year of birth: 1967
Nationality: Japanese

Year of first appointment to the Supervisory Board: 2020, appointed by the court
End of current appointment to the Supervisory Board: Appointed by the court until the end of the next ordinary General Meeting.

Education

Studied law at the Kyoto University and graduated with a B.A. in Law.

Professional career

Minoru Kimura began his career at Nippon Life Insurance Company in 1990, where he currently serves as Executive Officer and the Regional CEO for the Americas and Europe. In his 30 years with Nippon Life, Mr Kimura has held various senior leadership positions within asset management, treasury and capital markets and the vast insurance sector. Between 2018 and 2020 Mr Kimura headed the Asia Pacific region.

Principal occupation

  • Executive Officer of Nippon Life Insurance Company1,2
  • Regional CEO for the Americas and Europe of Nippon Life Insurance Company1,2

Other supervisory board positions and directorships outside DWS Group

  • Non-Executive Director of Nippon Life Global Investors Singapore Limited (until September 4, 2020)1,2
  • Non-Executive Director of Nippon Life Global Investors Europe Plc1,2
  • Non-Executive Director of Nippon Life Schroders Asset Management Europe Limited (expected to be appointed before November 18, 2020)1,2
  • Non-Executive Director of Nippon Life Insurance Company of America1,2
  • Non-Executive Director of Nippon Life Global Investors Americas, Inc.1,2

1 group mandate at Nippon Life Insurance Company
2 not publicly listed company

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