- Responsible for LCH’s business in Japan
- Appointment demonstrates LCH’s long-term commitment to Japan and the wider Asia-Pacific region
- LCH is licensed by Japanese Financial Services Agency for offering clearing services of non-Yen IRS and FX non-deliverable forwards (NDFs) to Japanese financial institutions
LCH, a leading global clearing house, today announced that Yutaka Imanishi has been appointed Head of Japan, LCH, effective immediately. Based in Tokyo, Mr Imanishi reports to Kate Birchall, Head of Asia Pacific, LCH.
Mr Imanishi is responsible for LCH’s business in Japan, including the CCP’s office in Tokyo. LCH is licensed in Japan for offering clearing services for non-Yen IRS and FX NDFs to Japanese financial institutions.
Mr Imanishi joins LCH from CME Group, where he was Executive Director, Optimisation Japan. He also held the role CEO Asia Pacific, TriOptima. In this role, he oversaw TriOptima’s compression and portfolio reconciliation business in Asia Pacific region. Prior to joining TriOptima, Mr Imanishi held a number of roles at Nomura and other banking groups across Australia, Japan and Singapore.
Kate Birchall, Head of Asia Pacific, LCH, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Yutaka to LCH as Head of Japan. He brings extensive experience of the derivatives markets and serving clients from Japan and across the world. His appointment will support and enhance LCH’s presence and continued growth in Japan. LCH is committed to our partnership with the Japanese market and he will be an undoubted asset in leading our team in Japan.”
Yutaka Imanishi, Head of Japan, LCH, said: “I am honoured to join LCH as the Group’s new Head of Japan. Clearing is of critical importance to the stability of the financial system and I look forward to working with members and clients to help them manage their risk.”