Mizuho Continues to Strengthen its Equities Department with the Hiring of Craig Giordano as Head of US Cash Sales Trading

April 13, 2018

New York, April 13, 2018 – Mizuho Americas today announces the hire of global equities veteran Craig Giordano as Head of US Cash Sales Trading. In this role, he will lead Mizuho’s trading execution to enhance its effectiveness in developing broader relationships with institutional equities desks across the financial services industry. He will report to Matthew DeSalvo, Head of Equities, Mizuho Securities.

“Our momentum has been driven by outstanding client support and an investment in talent and technology,” said DeSalvo. “It is a consultative approach that has broadened our client base, expanded our product offerings, and increased our market share. I am confident that the relationships Craig brings to the table will complement our service-based culture and further accelerate our impressive growth.”

Giordano previously served as Managing Director, Institutional Sales Trading at Sanford C. Bernstein. He is a graduate of Hofstra University.

About Mizuho Americas
Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. With professionals in offices throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Chile, Mizuho’s operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Learn more at mizuhoamericas.com.

Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG). Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering comprehensive financial and strategic services including private banking and venture capital through its subsidiaries. The group has over 900 offices and 60,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. As of June 30, 2017, its total assets were $1.8 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at www.mizuho-fg.com

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