Hironari Nozaki is to take up the post of senior analyst of bank institutional equity research at ABN Amro Securities Japan. Previously, he was the senior manager of the planning department at Asahi Bank.

ABN Amro has also named John McGivney as vice-president, fixed income sales, global trading unit. He will be based in Singapore. Primarily, he will be in charge of sales of distressed and high yield debt to regional and local customers. He joins from Schroders.