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JPX taps TSE President Hiromi Yamaji as new CEO

Current COO and former Nomura man to succeed Akira Kiyota

Hiromi Yamaji, Japan Exchange Group's chief operating officer, is set to become the stock market operator's new CEO.

TOKYO -- Japan Exchange Group (JPX) said on Friday that Hiromi Yamaji, chief operating officer, will be promoted to CEO as of April 1, replacing retiring CEO Akira Kiyota. 

Yamaji moved to JPX from Nomura Securities in 2013 to become president of the Osaka Exchange. He was appointed president of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2021, where he led a restructuring of the bourse in April this year.

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