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Nomura Holdings Appoints Vijay Sundaram as Global Head of Wholesale Front Office Risk and Control

November 1, 2021

Nomura Holdings, Inc.

New York, Tokyo, November 1, 2021 - Nomura Holdings, Inc. today announced the appointment of Vijay Sundaram as Managing Director, Global Head of Wholesale Front Office Risk and Control, effective immediately.

Based in New York, Mr Sundaram will report globally to Yutaka Nakajima, Head of Global Markets, and Masahiro Goto, Global Head of Investment Banking, and locally to Chris Willcox, CEO and President of Nomura Securities International.

In this newly created position, Mr Sundaram will be responsible for strengthening Nomura's first line of defence and globalizing front office risk capabilities across financial and non-financial risks. He will also work to enhance Nomura's front office risk governance and practices across Global Markets and Investment Banking.

Yutaka Nakajima, Head of Global Markets, said: "Vijay has deep expertise in wholesale banking and in leading highly effective risk management teams and practices. We are delighted to welcome him to Nomura."

In a career spanning nearly 30 years, Mr Sundaram has worked in a number of senior risk management roles, including 17 years at UBS, where he was Chief Risk Officer of Global Prime Services and Treasurer of Global Equities, and more recently at Jefferies where he was Front Office Chief Risk Officer for Equities.


Nomura is a global financial services group with an integrated network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Investment Management. Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit www.nomura.com.

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