NEW YORK, April 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MUFG announced it has strengthened its international institutional sales team with the appointment of Paul Lavelle as International Head of Institutional Client Group.
Paul joined Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International plc (MUSI), a member of MUFG, on Monday, 4 April 2016. He will be based in London and report to Geoff Coley, International Business Head at MUSHD, based in New York, and David King, CEO of MUSI.
Paul has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, and significant sales and trading experience in both buy and sell-side. He joins MUFG from RBS where he was Head of EMEA Relationship Management, responsible for managing and developing all relationships with institutional clients across all product suites. Prior to RBS, Paul had spent eighteen years with Fidelity Investments, where he was Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of International Trading.
Geoff Coley said: "Paul's appointment reflects MUFG's commitment to further developing its institutional business. With his deep experience in the industry, he will play a key role in building client relationships across our international securities business and ensuring we continue to put clients at the heart of all we do."
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world's leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, MUFG is a global network with 1,100 offices in over 40 countries. The Group has over 140,000 employees and about 300 entities, offering services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group's operating companies include Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (Japan's leading trust bank), and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd., one of Japan's largest securities firms.
Through close partnerships among our operating companies, the Group aims to "be the world's most trusted financial group", flexibly responding to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG's shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: MTU) stock exchanges.
Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd.
Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd. (MUSHD) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG). The company conducts securities business in Japan through its domestic subsidiary Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. and internationally through its overseas subsidiaries Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International plc, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (HK), Limited, and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (Singapore), Limited. Through these subsidiaries the company provides financial products and integrated advice to both its own clients and those of the MUFG Group.
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