Asian Asset Manager in Senior Hire

Yuichi Takayama, Global Head of Sales Nikko AM

Yuichi Takayama, Global Head of Sales Nikko AM

Tokyo-headquartered Nikko Asset Management has announced the appointment of a new Global Sales Head.

Yuichi Takayama has been named as Global Head of Sales (International Business), for the Japanese firm Nikko Asset Management. 

He is concurrently serving as the Head of International Business Development and Sales Planning Division. In the new role he will be working closely with Nikko's overseas unit heads and senior sales managers in formulating the company’s international sales strategies. Nikko Asset Management manages $153.7 billion in assets under management.

International Experience

Takayama possesses more than 20 years of asset management experience. He worked in Tokyo, New York and London as a portfolio manager and senior analyst for Chuo Mitsui Trust & Banking (now Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings) and Mizuho Trust & Banking.

His most recent position was as Chief Executive Officer Asset Management and Head of International Sales, at the European unit of Tokio Marine. 

«We are delighted to welcome Yuichi Takayama to our team. His expertise in major global markets and track record in international sales and leadership will help us build our position as Asia's premier global asset manager,» Hideo Abe, Director and Executive Vice Chairman of Nikko Asset Management said.


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