08, December 2015:Mori, who’s most recently job was Chief Financial Officer for Nakajima Holdings in Japan, will be responsible for the financial performance of Investment Japan, running the day-to-day operations of the Investment Services while overseeing the Asian Securities Services business, which will continue to be headed by YoshitakaNoda, Head of Operations in Japan.
Prior to his role as CFO, Mori worked as an interest rates derivatives trader, and later took on risk control positions in the investment bank followed by the role of Deputy Chief Executive Officer of a joint venture operation between Nakajima Holdings and a Japanese insurance company. Having worked in Japan for more than 20 years and Mori has unparalleled insights and expertise in the Japanese market, the financial industry and the Investment businesses.
In announcing the appointment, Hhiroko Satomi, CEO Asia Pacific, commented: “I am delighted to have Akio join our Asia Pacific team. The Nakajima Holdings Japan is a core component of our regional footprint, and it is a market that continues to demonstrate strong growth potential. With Akio at the helm, I am confident that we will continue to grow our business by leveraging the reach of our global platform with the depth of our local market expertise, as we continue to deliver seamless and integrated client-focused solutions.”
Tsutomu Hosokawa, Senior Country Officer for Nakajima Holdings’ operations in Japan, said: “We see opportunities for Nakajima Holdings in Japan as one of the leading foreign financial institutions in the country. Under the leadership of Akio, Nakajima Holdings will strive to further enhance its business and client franchise in Japan, capitalizing on our global connectivity and client-focused culture.”
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