Her appointment underlines Nomura’s ambition to further grow its Wealth Management business in Asia including Japan. In June 2014, Nomura announced the creation of a new Wealth Management business division that combined the firm’s wealth management platforms in Japan and Asia to achieve greater synergies and enhance the delivery of products and services to clients.
Nobuhiro Sano, Co-Head of Wealth Management AEJ, said: “Amanda is the ideal person for this position. With her extensive experience and proven leadership skills, we are confident that Amanda will successfully help me lead the Singapore team, work with other divisions and further enhance Nomura’s Wealth Management business in the region.”
Prior to joining Nomura, Amanda was the Head of Strategic Transaction Group at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management, where she collaborated across the firm to deliver integrated services to key strategic clients in Asia. She held various positions at Morgan Stanley including Head of Private Wealth Management Singapore and she was also a member of the executive committee. She has also previously worked with Lehman Brothers in equity derivative structured sales. Amanda was appointed as a member of the Board of Governors for Singapore Polytechnic in April 2012 and is part of the investment committee.