ING Investment Management (ING IM), which will soon rebrand as NN Investment Partners, has announced the appointment of Hiroshi Kimura as CEO of ING IM Japan.
Kimura joins ING from Alliance Bernstein, where he was managing director client relations and communications and member of the board. Kimura replaces Douglas Hymas, who recently joined BNY Mellon as country head Japan.
Commenting on this appointment, Management Board member Martin Nijkamp said: “With Kimura-San, we have appointed a CEO that brings highly sought-after experience and a business development track record to take ING IM Japan to the next level. His breadth of expertise fits well with our strategic ambitions, and his leadership skills will contribute greatly to ING IM’s growth plans in Japan.”