Nomura Holdings Undergoes Trifecta of Senior Level Appointments

Nomura Holdings Inc. has named Yasuo Kashiwagi, Minoru Shinohara, and Toshiyasu Iiyama to respective new executive roles.

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.”

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