Tokyo based equity researcher Harver Group is pleased to announce the appointment of David Miller as Chief Risk Officer and Arai Nakata's return to Tokyo.
Aug. 08, 2013 - CHUO-KU, Japan -- Harver Group, Wednesday announced the appointment of David Miller as Chief Risk Officer and Senior Executive Director. In his new position, Mr. Miller will be responsible for managing the risk profile of Harver Group globally, working in conjunction with business heads and regional management to safeguard Harver Group´s risk model, which is parallel to the business strategy, while also protecting the company´s solid balance sheet.
"Our calculated approach to risk has allowed us to evade the worst traps of volatile markets and concentrate on opportunities that arise. We must continually be vigilant and we are extremely pleased that David will become a member of our global team to drive our business forward," said Mr. Koji Masuto, Director and Senior Partner at Harver Group.
David Miller joins Harver Group with nearly 18 years of diversified experience in Risk and Treasury Management, primarily in the banking sector. He will have overall responsibility for the firm´s risk management program. Miller spent a large part of his career at Merrill Lynch, both in North America and Europe, where he had various senior level positions.
"David is a immensely experienced finance leader with a combination of corporate finance, audit, and operating experience, and I have confidence that he will not only be effective in overseeing our risk management strategy but will also become a indispensable part of our senior management team," said Chief Financial Officer Mr. Masaaki Hisashi.
In another move to improve the company´s risk management structure, Harver Group announced that Arai Nakata, who is currently based in the USA as part of a transitional team, will return to Tokyo to assume the role of Head of Tokyo Risk Management at Harver Group.