Tuesday, October 21, 2014   

Nomura names female banker to head unit
(03-06 15:56)

Japan's biggest brokerage Nomura Holdings said it selected a woman to head its banking arm, in what is believed to be a first for the country's male-dominated financial sector.
The executive, 48-year-old Chie Shimpo, will next month become president of Nomura Trust and Banking.
The Bank of Japan has just one woman on its nine-member board.—AFP

   
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