The Monex Group, Inc., a Tokyo-based financial services company that operates retail brokerages TradeStation, Monex, Boom Hong Kong, and cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, announced a number of changes to the management of its subsidiaries this Thursday.
According to the statement from the Monex Group published today, the changes in the management of its group companies was made in “order to strengthen management structure.”
Changes at Monex Inc
Taking a look at the changes, which will be effective from the 22nd of June 2019, Monex Inc., saw a number of changes in its top management. According to the statement, Executive Director Harumi Katsumata has resigned from his position.
Shoji Kuwashima has also resigned from his post as Managing Director and Senior Advisor of Monex Inc. Instead, he will remain as a Managing Director, Vice Chairman, Executive Officer and Chief Quality Officer of Monex Group.
Katsuki Mandia has been named as a Managing Director and Vice President of the retail broker, Seji Sakuma will also take on the additional role of Managing Director, as will Kiminori Kaneko.
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Coincheck Management Changes
A few changes also took place at Coincheck, the Group’s cryptocurrency exchange. Takeshi Tamaki, who was an outside director for the crypto firm, will resign, effective from June 20, 2019.
Replacing Tamaki is Nobukazu Takahashi, who has been appointed as an outside director. Previously, Takahashi was not employed by Coincheck. Shoji Kuwashima has also been given the additional role of Executive Director of the exchange.
Kiminori Kaneko, who has been an Executive Director at Monex Group since 2016, has also had his responsibilities changed. Previously, he was in charge of the Japan segment. Now he is in charge of information security and quality controls.
The Monex Group frequently makes changes to its management. As Finance Magnates reported in March of this year, the Group made a number of changes in the management of its subsidiaries.
You can see the full list of the changes made today here.