Nomura, the global investment bank, today announces the appointment of Wilianto Ie to the newly-created role of Head of Research, Indonesia, as the firm further expands its already strong research capabilities in Southeast Asia.
Wilianto will be responsible for building Nomura’s Indonesia-based research team and for providing overall Indonesia market strategy, reporting to Jitsoon Lim, Head of Equity Research, Southeast Asia.
Nomura’s new Indonesia research team will be supported by regional analysts based out of Singapore and Hong Kong, who already provide the firm’s clients with coverage of Indonesia’s macro-economy, as well as four Indonesian sectors; banking, plantations, telcos and utilities.
“We are very excited about Wilianto joining Nomura in Indonesia. With his extensive experience and track record we believe he will build a top-rated Indonesian research franchise for our clients, which will complement our existing coverage of ASEAN,” said Jitsoon Lim in a press release.
Wilianto has over 15 years of experience in Indonesian equity research. He joins Nomura from CLSA Indonesia where he was a senior analyst covering the plantation sector in ASEAN and the Automotive sector, prior to which he was Head of Research at Kim Eng Securities Indonesia.
Wilianto was also previously a senior analyst at Indosuez WI Carr Securities Indonesia and Standard Chartered Securities Indonesia, respectively.
He holds an MBA from Pittsburg State University. Commenting on the appointment, Atsuyoshi Aoyagi, Nomura’s Head of Equities, Southeast Asia Wilianto's appointment is an important first step in building Nomura’s comprehensive equities coverage of the Indonesian market for global investors.
Disclosure: No position at the stock mentioned above.
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