NOMURA News Release

Nomura Appoints New Group Senior Managing Directors

Tokyo, March 25, 2011 – Nomura Holdings, Inc. today announced the appointment of 13 new group senior managing directors effective April 1, 2011.

Nomura introduced the group SMD position in November 2009 for key senior managers responsible for group-wide operations in order to further strengthen the company's globally integrated leadership team.

Current group SMDs include executive managing directors and senior managing directors of Nomura Holdings and Nomura Securities as well as other senior managers appointed by the company's executive management board. With the new appointments, Nomura will have a total of 105 group SMDs as of April 1, 2011.

Newly Appointed Group SMDs

Name Position
Norikazu Akedo Head of Trading, Equities Japan
Garth Barker-Goldie Global Head of Wholesale Operations
James DeNaut Investment Banking, Americas
Takuya Furuya Chairman, Middle East and Africa
Masaru Konno Executive Vice President of Nomura Services India
Jonathan Lewis Wholesale CFO
Eiji Miura Group Corporate Communications
Paul Norris Head of Global Equity Research
Piero Novelli Joint Head of Global M&A
Samuel Ruiz Joint Head of Equities, EMEA
Benoit Savoret Joint Head of Global Equities
Patrick Schmitz-Morkramer Head of Investment Banking, AEJ
Chie Toriumi CEO/COO Office


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