London, 11 January 2024: Mizuho International plc (Mizuho International), the London based securities and investment banking arm of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. announces the appointment of Tim Waddell as Non-Executive Director and member of the Board of Directors, effective Jan 1, 2024, subject to regulatory approval.
Waddell brings with him over 35 years’ experience in financial services, including Vice Chair Global Corporate & Investment Banking EMEA, Bank of America and Joint Head of UK Investment Banking for UBS. He is also a member of the Takeover Panel and has chaired two Practitioner Panels advising the board of the Financial Conduct Authority on regulatory policy.
Speaking of his appointment, Maureen Erasmus, Chair of the Board of Directors commented, “I am delighted to welcome Tim as a member of the Board of Directors at this exciting time for Mizuho EMEA. His extensive experience and longstanding board level relationships are testament to his expertise and his contribution will be invaluable as Mizuho continues to grow within the EMEA region.”
About Mizuho International plc:
Mizuho International plc (Mizuho International) is the London based securities and investment banking arm of the Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. With a primary focus on client based activities, its wide range of services includes sales and trading in both debt and equity securities, the underwriting of new issues and M&A advisory services. Mizuho International is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, and is a member of the London Stock Exchange and LCH.Clearnet Limited.
Mizuho International has a Branch in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (for which the operating name is Mizuho International plc (DIFC Branch)). Mizuho International has a subsidiary, Mizuho Securities Europe GmbH, in Frankfurt, Germany. Mizuho Securities Europe GmbH has a Branch in Madrid, Spain.