Minoru Kimura

Independent shareholders’ representative

Biography

Year of birth: 1967
Nationality: Japanese

Year of first appointment to the Supervisory Board: 2020
End of current appointment to the Supervisory Board: 2023

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 Managing Executive Officer and Head of Global Business. In this role he oversees the development and management of all Nippon Life businesses outside of Japan excluding the Australian insurance business. In his more than 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 2020 and 2022 he was the Regional CEO for the Americas and Europe.

Principal occupation

  • Managing Executive Officer of Nippon Life Insurance Company1,2
  • Head of Global Business at Nippon Life Insurance Company1,2

Other supervisory board positions and directorships outside DWS Group

  • Director at Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited (since April 26, 2022)
  • 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 Plc (until March 24, 2022)1,2
  • Non-Executive Director of Nippon Life Schroders Asset Management Europe Limited (until March 24, 2022)1,2
  • Non-Executive Director of Nippon Life Insurance Company of America (until March 24, 2022)1,2
  • Non-Executive Director of Nippon Life Global Investors Americas, Inc. (until March 24, 2022)1,2
  • Director of Resolution Life Group Holdings Ltd. (until March 24, 2022)2
  • Chairman of the Board of Nippon Life Americas, Inc. (until March 24, 2022)1,2

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

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