Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW) announced today that Masanori Katagiri has joined the firm as Director and Head of Equity Derivatives Structuring, Japan. He will head a team focused on providing innovative solutions for both financial institutions and corporates, and will work closely with the fixed-income structuring team.
Masanori joins DrKW after seven years at Morgan Stanley Japan where he was responsible for structuring, marketing and execution of OTC equity derivatives and equity-structured products. He graduated from Kyoto University with a Bachelors and Masters degree in Aeronautical Engineering.
Commenting on the hire, Jean-Franois Minier, Branch Manager in Japan said: “We are delighted to be adding such outstanding talent to our derivatives team. This appointment further reflects our commitment to offering superior structuring solutions to our Asian client base.”