The opening of a Tokyo office and the hiring of Seiji Ishii reflects Millburn's commitment to the Japanese market.
Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) May 24, 2011
Millburn is pleased to announce the May 1, 2011 opening of a Japan branch office of its affiliate, Millburn International, LLC. The establishment of this office is intended to help Millburn solidify and grow its business in Japan, and represents another important step in the evolution of the organization. The office will be located in the district of Marunouchi, in Tokyo’s financial center.
Seiji Ishii named Japan Country Head
In conjunction with the opening of the Tokyo office, Millburn is also excited to announce the appointment of Seiji Ishii as Japan Country Head and Representative in Japan, effective May 1, 2011. Mr. Ishii joins Millburn from Wellington International Management, Japan, where he chaired the firm’s Japan Investment Management Committee and was a senior member of Wellington’s Business Management Committee. Mr. Ishii’s prior experience also includes his role as Managing Director and Japan Country Head for GAM. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Keio University in Japan and additionally holds an M.B.A. from Stanford University.
At Millburn, Mr. Ishii will focus on continuing to build Millburn’s reputation in Japan as a best-in-class systematic global macro CTA manager, and on developing strong relationships with key partners and clients.
Japan Branch and New Hire Reflect Commitment to Japanese Market
These moves underscore Millburn's continued commitment to Japanese investors, distribution partners and client service. "The opening of a Tokyo office and the appointment of our Japan Country Head represent key steps in what is an increasingly important growth region for Millburn. Seiji’s extensive experience and knowledge will be greatly beneficial to our organization and partners. Our establishment in Tokyo reflects our long-term focus on, and commitment to, the Japanese market," said Mr. Barry A. Goodman, Executive Vice President of Millburn Ridgefield Corporation.
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