Nomura Holdings, Inc. has shaken up its Asian global markets division with several new senior management appointments, according to a company statement.
Earlier this month, Nomura Holdings tapped Jonathan Lewis as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), following the approval of UK regulators.
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Acting Executive Chairman – EMEA, Yasuo Kashiwagi is slated to return to Tokyo, where he will assume the role of Co-Head of Global Markets. He will be working together with Steve Ashley, Nomura’s Head of Global Markets, to promote a cross-regional collaboration.
Moreover, Nomura’s current CEO, Asia ex-Japan, Minoru Shinohara, will move to London and serve as its Executive Chairman – EMEA. In this capacity he will help cater to Nomura’s clients in a bid to grow the firm’s cross-border business. Finally, Toshiyasu Iiyama will become Nomura’s CEO, Asia ex-Japan. All three moves are pending regulatory approval.
According to Atsushi Yoshikawa, Nomura’s President and Group COO in a recent statement on the appointments, “These senior management appointments will further strengthen our businesses across divisions and regions. We have a strong global management team who are well placed to connect markets east and west for the benefits of our clients.”