TOKYO, March 5 Nomura Holdings said
Tetsu Ozaki, a senior executive of its securities business, will
become the chief executive of its wholesale business from April
Atsushi Yoshikawa, who was previously CEO of the wholesale
division, will drop that role but remain president and COO of
Nomura also said its global head of M&A, Kenji Kimura, would
now become head of corporate global human resources. Kimura was
relocated to Hong Kong to head the M&A team in 2012 as part of a
company-wide restructuring which aimed to cut around $1 billion
Ozaki was previously deputy president of Nomura Securities.
He joined Nomura after graduating from Tokyo University in 1982,
and has worked in the company's European debt market team in
London as well as the prestigious equity unit in Tokyo.
(Reporting by Ritsuko Ando and Nathan Layne; Editing by Edmund