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UBS Japan hires new CEO and chairman

Toshiharu Kojima bails out of Citigroup Principal Investments to join UBS.
In a move which UBS Securities Japan is reportedly delighted about, the ailing Swiss bank has managed to attract a high-profile financier for its most senior role in Japan.

Toshiharu Kojima has left his vice-chairmanship at Citigroup Principal Investments to head up the totality of UBSÆs Japan operations. On top of the chairman and CEO positions, he is also country head. In a press release, UBS stated Subject to the relaxation of Japanese firewall regulations, he will assume in his capacity as country head Japan, direct executive responsibility for the management of all UBSÆs business groups in Japan.ö

UBS has opted for a local to replace a foreigner with this move, as former...
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