Hiroko Ota, Mizuho Financial Group's newly-appointed board chairwoman and former economy minister, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Tokyo July 3, 2014. Mizuho Financial Group Inc's new board... more 
Hiroko Ota, Mizuho Financial Group's newly-appointed board chairwoman and former economy minister, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Tokyo July 3, 2014. Mizuho Financial Group Inc's new board chairwoman, who was appointed to improve governance after a mob loan scandal, said top management had become too distant from the front line. To match Interview MIZUHO-BOARD/ REUTERS/Yuya Shino (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS HEADSHOT) less 
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