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Nomura Appoints Patrick Eltridge Group Chief Information Officer

September 29, 2022

Nomura Holdings, Inc.

Tokyo, September 29, 2022 - Nomura Holdings, Inc. today announced the appointment of Patrick Eltridge as Group Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective October 1, 2022.

In the Group CIO role, he will be based in Tokyo and lead Nomura’s group-wide IT organization.

“We are excited to welcome Patrick to Nomura. His appointment as Group CIO is an important step for us as a global financial services firm. His leadership will ensure we build a world-class platform that evolves with the changing needs of our clients,” said Kentaro Okuda, Nomura President and Group CEO.

Commenting on his appointment, Patrick Eltridge said: “Nomura is a recognized leader in its home market with an increasingly global presence and international growth strategy. I am excited to join the firm as it undergoes a digital and data transformation to deliver a better experience for clients and employees.”

Patrick was previously the Chief Operating Officer at Nationwide Building Society overseeing technology, digital, operations, data, security, payments, risk and controls, supply chain and property. In roles prior to Nationwide, he was CIO at Royal Bank of Scotland (now NatWest) and CIO for Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications business.


Nomura is a global financial services group with an integrated network spanning over 30 countries and regions. 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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