We are pleased to announce that James Noh has recently joined SBI Japannext to head our sales and marketing efforts on our next stage of growth. Additionally, he will be responsible for spearheading special projects within the firm. James has over 10 years experience in the securities business in Asia, most recently with Barclays. With his new appointment, we will be better positioned to achieve our aggressive plans to grow the firm in the next few years.
Furthermore, Hiroshi Sensaki (COO) has decided to leave the firm due to his personal reason. We thank him for his contributions and achievements at SBI Japannext. Succession arrangements will be announced in the coming months.