Nomura has announced that UK regulators have formally approved the appointment of Jonathan Lewis as CEO for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Since joining Nomura in 2008, Lewis has held various senior positions within the company, including Co-Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Nomura Holdings.
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.
As a result of the approval, Yasuo Kashiwagi, Acting CEO, EMEA, has been appointed Executive Chairman, EMEA.