May 24, 2023

Mizuho Financial Group adopts Anaplan to enhance headcount and workforce planning

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Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is one of the largest financial organizations in the world, offering financial and strategic services through its group of companies.  The Group has selected Anaplan to support the transformation and integration of its headcount and workforce planning across its five group companies.

In April 2024, Mizuho Financial Group will establish a common human resource platform for the five group companies (Mizuho Financial Group, Mizuho Bank, Mizuho Trust & Banking, Mizuho Securities, and Mizuho Research & Technologies).  This large-scale project aims to achieve further business growth and human capital management for the group, and to enhance linkage between business strategies and HR strategies.

Mizuho Financial Group adopted Anaplan because of its flexibility to incorporate all of its business planning requirements, including its ability to implement new data from multiple functions quickly, to analyze and simulate accumulated data from various perspectives and to visualize data related to enable planning and management of the future state of the organizations.

Anaplan will enable Mizuho Financial Group to review the process of headcount and workforce planning operations, improve productivity and accuracy of planning operations by managing data in an integrated manner, and obtain timely information for executing business strategies.

The project to implement Anaplan kicked off in early 2023, with full-scale operations scheduled to commence in May of the same year for Mizuho Financial Group, Mizuho Bank, and Mizuho Trust & Banking. Following this, the company aims to gradually expand the use of Anaplan to Mizuho Securities and Mizuho Research & Technologies.

Mizuho Financial Group is also considering adopting Anaplan as a platform for overall company-wide accounting, including integrated group and global headcount and workforce planning  platform and a domestic management accounting platform, with the aim of further utilizing Anaplan for human capital disclosure and human capital management.

Anaplan Japan will continue to support Mizuho Financial Group to build the most effective planning operations system and support optimum global performance management for the company.

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