Nomura appoints new CEO for EMEA

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Nomura has announced that Jonathan Lewis has been appointed Chief Executive Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa, subject to regulatory approval.

Since joining Nomura in 2008, Lewis has held various senior positions within the company, including the past three years based in Tokyo as Co-Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Nomura Holdings.

Atsushi Yoshikawa, President and Group Chief Operating Officer, Nomura Holdings, said: 'Jonathan is ideally qualified to lead our EMEA operations. Nomura is committed to building a thriving and stable business across EMEA, and Jonathan will be assisted by a strong regional management team in delivering this goal.'

Lewis was appointed a Senior Managing Director of Nomura in April 2011. His previous roles at Nomura included CFO for the Wholesale Division and CFO, EMEA. From 1996 to 2008, he worked for Bear Stearns International, where he was a Senior Managing Director in Finance. Previously, he worked for PwC in both New York and London having qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte.

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