After two tenures, AsianInvestor's 2021 Standout CIO Jang Dong-hun looks back on the past six years at Korea's Poba with satisfaction.
Hunter, who has been with UBS since 1997, was previously global head of Japanese equity distribution. Prior to taking on this role in 2002, Hunter was the head of Pan-Asian equity sales. When he first joined UBS in 1997, he was head of Japanese equities sales, based in Tokyo. In total, Hunter brings 18 years of experience to his new role.
Takahashi takes on the new role after rising up the trading ranks at UBS. Most recently, he was the firmÆs head of Japanese equities trading. He started his career with UBS in 1994.
Both appointees will report to John Wall and Daniel Coleman, joint global heads of equities. Locally, Hunter and Takahashi will report to Mark Branson, CEO of UBS Securities Japan.
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