Nikko Asset Management has appointed six senior corporate managing directors to join Junichi Sayato, chairman and co-CEO and Hideo Abe, president and co-CEO.
Effective 1 May, the appointments include:
Executive vice president:
- Yuji Ooyagi
- Hiroki Tsujimura
- Osamu Morita
Senior corporate managing director:
- Kunihiro Asai
- Stefanie Drews
- Maho Nakada
Together with Sayato and Abe, the six will constitute the manager's Global Executive Committee.
Other roles have been adjusted in light of the most recent appointments, the manager notes. These include:
- Yuji Ooyagi will be in charge of Japan Sales, and will oversee both the Japan Retail Business Division and Japan Institutional Business Division.
- Stefanie Drews will be appointed as the global head of the newly created International Sales & Strategy Division. This will combine International Sales, International Planning, Global ETF Sales (excluding Nippon Institutional Securities), and International Consultants. She will also be appointed as the global head of two newly formed divisions: the Products & Solutions Division and the Sales Support Division.
- Hiroki Tsujimura and Yu-Ming Wang will be appointed as the Co-CIOs, responsible for domestic and international Investment Management.