Barclays Japan Hires Ex-BofA Merrill Banker Takeshi Shoji
Shoji joined Barclays Securities Japan Ltd. on June 30 and will cover the insurance sector in the financial institutions department, the London-based bank said in a statement today.
He was most recently a director for insurance-sector coverage at Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., according to the statement. Before that, Shoji worked for JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Japan, Barclays said.
Shoji’s experience will help Barclays serve clients seeking growth “through various types of deals including cross-border transactions,” Tetsuya Kawano, vice chairman and head of investment banking for Japan, said in the statement.
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