National Advisory Council

Mitchell A. Mason

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2012


Nori Mason


Job Title: Managing Director and COO, Japan
Company: Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Location: Japan


  • capital marketing
  • sales & trading
  • securities and banking operations
  • IT
  • consulting


Mitch Mason is managing director and COO for Bank of America Merrill Lynch's markets and banking businesses in Japan, based in Tokyo. Previously he was branch manager for Deutsche Bank's London branch, the global headquarters of the bank's investment banking and asset and wealth management divisions, and COO for the UK, overseeing 12,000 employees throughout the UK, Ireland, and the Channel Islands. Prior to his five years in London, he worked in Tokyo for Deutsche Bank for ten years, seven of which were as Regional COO for Japan, with responsibility for markets, investment banking, and asset and wealth management operations. Previously he held positions in management, consulting, and software engineering in both the United States and Japan while at EDS (subsequently acquired by Hewlett Packard). Mitch earned his bachelor's degree in computer science with a minor in Japanese from BYU. Mitch and Nori have three children.