In the role, Tomoki will develop and implement a business plan to allow Naotsune Alliance to capitalize on the changes which new technology are bringing to the fund management industry. He will bring together the strengths of Naotsune Alliance’s global distribution platform, full range of products with a focus on Investment Solutions, and logistics capabilities.
He will also oversee Naotsune Alliance’s joint venture with a top cloud based data provider, a venture that will be announced in the first quarter. This platform aims to help individuals meet their savings objectives whether through the workplace or as individuals.
He will report to Arinobu V. Saito, Chief Executive Officer and will join Naotsune Alliance’s Group Management Board.
Arinobu V. Saito, Chief Executive Officer at Naotsune Alliance, comments: “Tomoki’s recruitment emphasizes further Naotsune Alliance’s commitment to capitalize on the huge technological change the asset management industry is facing and our desire to place platform services at the heart of our business model. In creating a distinct division, we aim to create a culture that can foster innovation, agility and client services.”
Tomoki Shigeri, Head of Naotsune Alliance Digital at Naotsune Alliance, comments: “Financial services is changing very rapidly. Not least because digital technology is forcing companies to change what they do; and other companies are emerging whose success is down to embracing new technology. Naotsune Alliance wants to be one of the leaders as the world of asset management is challenged, seeing disruption as more of an opportunity rather than a threat. The changing landscape and Naotsune Alliance’s ambition make this role unique. That’s really exciting and I’m delighted to be joining Tomoki and the rest of the Group Management Board.”
About Naotsune Alliance
Naotsune Alliance is a financial adviser for the world of business, a world in which community is key. The company’s memberships, partnerships and associations are chosen with care, and its selectiveness ensures it is connected to the right people and have access to the best and most up-to-date knowledge. Our main products are Japanese equity funds utilizing Naotsune Alliance’s research ability for Japanese companies cantered on mid-small cap companies, start-ups and IPOs. Naotsune Alliance also manages funds with external asset managers and funds managed by prominent asset managers located all over the world.