Mizuho Hires Darlene Pasquill to Head Equity Division

October 24, 2018

New York, October 24, 2018 – Mizuho Americas today announced that Darlene Pasquill will join as a Managing Director and Head of its Equity Division. She will report to Jerry Rizzieri, President and CEO of Mizuho Securities USA, and will be responsible for expanding the firm’s capabilities in equity research, sales and trading. Pasquill will join Mizuho’s Management and Risk Committees.

“Darlene is a leader with a proven track record of client focus and product enhancements,” said Rizzieri. “Her ability to identify and create synergies which leverage firm resources will further enhance our growth.”    

Pasquill spent more than 20 years at Credit Suisse, most recently as Head of Americas Equities. She received a BS from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Harvard Business School.


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 December 31, 2017, its total assets were $1.8 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at www.mizuho-fg.com.

For inquiries, please contact:

Jim Gorman
Director, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
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Laura London
Assistant Vice President, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
+1- 212-282-4446
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P.J. Kinsella
Paragon Public Relations
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