J.P. Morgan has appointed Hans Janssens, as its head of treasury and securities services in Japan. Janssens was most recently chief financial officer for the US bank in the country. He started his new role on November 1.
Based in Tokyo, Janssens is responsible for the financial performance of the Japanese business and the day-to-day running of the treasury services franchise. He also oversees the firm’s worldwide securities services (WSS) business, which is currently headed by Fumihiko Yonezawa, head of WSS Japan.
Janssens was previously an interest rates derivatives trader at the investment bank, and later took a number of risk control positions in the investment bank.