Introducing the directors and independent directors.
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Nakajima is Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer in Nippon Wealth Limited. He has more than 30 years of financial services experience, specializing in Investment Banking, Wealth Management and Strategic Planning. Prior to his current position, he was Executive Director of Monex Group, Chairman and Managing Director of Monex International and Board member of Monex Group. Before joining Monex Group, he was Head of Structured Finance in Goldman Sachs, Tokyo and leading the financial engineering business including derivatives and securitization in The Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan (now Shinsei Bank). He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Tokyo University and attended Business Administration course at Boston University, Massachusetts U.S.
Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Hasegawa is Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer in Nippon Wealth Limited, originating the business plan of the bank and leading the entire wealth management business in Hong Kong. He has over 25 years of global financial experiences in Capital Market, Retail Banking and Private Banking worldwide. Prior to joining Nippon Wealth Limited, he worked as General Manager in Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ, Hong Kong and Tokyo, taking initiatives in developing Retail and Private Banking business. Mr. Hasegawa also worked for Citibank, N.A., as Managing Director, Marketing in Citigroup Private Bank, Japan and Vice President, Treasury, New York, U.S. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Civil Law at Kyoto University.
Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer /
Chief Marketing Officer
Mr. Matsushima, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer / Chief Marketing Officer of Nippon Wealth Limited, leads the front line functions including Relationship Management, after having helped develop operational platforms and processes in support of the wealth management business as Chief Administrative Officer. He has over 30 years of global financial experiences in Private Banking, Securities Custody and Operations worldwide. Prior to joining Nippon Wealth Limited, he worked as Managing Director in HSBC Private Bank Hong Kong and Tokyo as well as Citigroup New York and Tokyo, managing a team of private bankers dealing with investment products. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in English Language at Sophia University in 1982.
Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Kominato is Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer in Nippon Wealth Limited, responsible for financial control & regulatory reporting, risk management, and Treasury management. Mr. Kominato has more than 27 years of experience of banking service business, mainly on Loan sales & products, operations, and technology area. Prior to joining Nippon Wealth Limited, he worked as project controller of this Hong Kong project in Shinsei Bank since 2013. He earned his Bachelor of political science at Waseda University in 1987.
Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Tomita is Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors in Nippon Wealth Limited and Managing Officer in Shinsei Bank. He has 28 years of banking service experience, specializing in retail banking business.
Currently Mr. Tomita has assumed the position of Managing Officer in charge of Individual Business and General Manager of Individual Business Planning Division in Shinsei Bank.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Law at Kyoto University in 1988.
Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Kanamori is Independent Non-executive Director in Nippon Wealth Limited, responsible for overviewing and contributing to the development of business strategy, establishing obtainable goals and objectives, and monitoring the affairs of the bank. During his government career, he served with Japan's Ministries of Finance and Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He also served for ADB and ADB Institute as well as for the China Business Center of Hong Kong Polytechnic University as a Visiting Fellow. Prior to joining Nippon Wealth Limited, he worked for Daiwa Institute of Research as Senior Counselor. He graduated from Hitotsubashi University as well as from New Asia and Yale Center of Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Sung is Independent Non-Executive Director in Nippon Wealth Limited. He has over 30 years in the audit and accounting profession specializing in the hedge fund investment management industry with extensive multi-jurisdictional experience including United States, Asia, Europe and Caribbean. Prior to joining Nippon Wealth Limited, he worked in Ernst & Young San Francisco and Hong Kong as Asset Management Market Leader, Asset Management Practice Co-Leader and Partner in charge of the Alternative Asset Management Practice. He earned his Bachelor of Science at University of San Francisco in 1979 and became Certified Public Accountant in California in 1982 and New York in 2010.