Former Barclays CIO joins Nomura

Will work closely with wholesale leadership for wholesale IT and operations

Japanese financial holding company Nomura has appointed Sameer Jain as CIO for wholesale.

Jain will report to Jonathan Lewis CAO and NEHS CEO, and Steve Ashley head of wholesale division. He will also report locally to Yo Akatsuka president and CEO of Nomura Holding America.

In Jain’s new role he will have responsibility for wholesale IT and operations. He will work closely with wholesale leadership, the digital office and Nomura’s group data department to align the delivery of the Wholesale digitalisation and data strategy.

Jain will also join the Wholesale Executive Committee and CAO Division Executive Committee, said Steve Ashley head of wholesale division.

“Sameer’s wealth of experience will be a key asset to Nomura as we continue to deliver best in class products and services to our clients,” he said. “The banking technology landscape continues to change at a rapid pace, presenting plenty of opportunities for nimble banks to deliver smart client solutions.”

With more than 25 years’ experience leading global technology teams, Jain has deep expertise in wholesale banking and in ensuring that technology architecture is aligned to fully support business requirements.

Jain was previously with Barclays, where he held a number of senior technology roles including, group CTO, CIO and head of change and co-chief Information officer for the Investment Bank.

Before joining Barclays in 2006, he was director global head of credit derivatives technology at UBS.




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