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Announcement Regarding Strengthening of Management Structure

Money Forward, Inc. announces the following personnel changes of its directors and executive officers, effective June 1, 2024.
For more information about our management team, please see the following page. https://corp.moneyforward.com/en/aboutus/director/

■Executive Responsibility Change

NamePrevious PositionNew Position
Naoya KanesakaDirector, Group Executive Officer, CFODirector, Group Executive Officer, CFO and CSO

■New Executive Officers

Keiko Kanai
New Position
Group Executive Officer and VPoC (VP of Culture)
After working as a web designer and art director at a design production company, she joined the Company in 2014. After establishing a design organization and developing our Mission, Vision, Values, and Culture, she became Vice President of Culture (VPoC) in 2020. In 2023, she was appointed as Head of Corporate Identity Forward Office, which unites the brand and culture of the Group.

Norifumi Yoshimoto
New Position
Group Executive Officer and Head of Startup Studio Office
After graduating from the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies at Keio University in 2002, he joined Yahoo (now Line Yahoo) and engaged in Yahoo! Finance and other projects. He then worked at Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. before joining SBI Sumishin Net Bank, where he was involved in business planning in the Fintech field and promotion of open APIs. After working as a Digital Company Fellow at Nomura Holdings, he joined the Company in 2023 and has been in charge of new business planning in the SaaS x Fintech field, etc.

Kazuhito Nomura
New Position
Group Executive Officer and CDAO (Chief Data and Analytics Officer)
He joined Accenture Japan Ltd. in 2007 and served as a Senior Manager in Digital Consulting. He then joined Rakuten Group, Inc. in 2017, where he was in charge of data science consulting division. From 2021, he worked at SmartNews Inc., overseeing the company’s data strategy planning as a Group Manager. He joined the Company in December 2023 and has been in charge of the Data Strategy Office, responsible for the group-wide data strategy and execution.


■ About Money Forward Inc.
Name: Money Forward, Inc.
Location: 21F Tamachi Station Tower S, 3-1-21 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0023
Representative: Yosuke Tsuji, Representative Director, President and CEO
Establishment: May 2012
Overview: Leading Fintech/SaaS company in Japan / Listed on Prime Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange
URL: https://corp.moneyforward.com/en
Main Services:
“Money Forward Cloud”, SaaS platform for back-office operation https://biz.moneyforward.com/
“Money Forward ME”, a service to visualize personal finance https://moneyforward.com/me

*All company names and product/service names (including logos) are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

For further information, please contact
Public Relations: pr@moneyforward.co.jp

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