Michimasa Naka on Investment Banking, Japanese Culture and Being An Optimist

Michimasa Naka has over 20-years of investment banking and global markets experience, most recently as Deputy President and Head of Global Investor Sales for Citigroup Global Markets Japan Inc. As part of his responsibilities, he was also a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee at Citigroup Global Markets Japan Inc., and served as a member of Citigroup’s Global Investor Sales Management Committee and Global Markets Asia Management Committee.

Prior to being Deputy President, Michimasa Naka held various senior management positions, including Director and Member of the Board of Citigroup Global Markets Japan, Head of Global Investors Sales in Japan, and Co-Head of Fixed Income and Member of the Executive Committee, and Co-Head of Structured Product Fixed Income Sales at Nikko Citigroup Ltd. Michimasa Naka started his investment banking career in 1989 when he joined Salmon Brothers Asia Limited to work in the foreign bonds sales division. In 1993, he was promoted to Vice President, and in 1999, he was promoted again to Director of Fixed Income at the newly established Nikko Salmon Smith Barney Limited, managing its foreign bond, life insurance and trust sales business.

In 2000, Michimasa Naka became a Managing Director. He earned a Bachelor of Science and Engineering Degree from Keio University, and a Masters Degree in Engineering at Keio University.

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