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Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (BTM) has named Shigeyasu Kobayashi as its new European treasurer, based in London. He replaces Takashi Kimori, who has returned to Tokyo to take up a senior management position in the FX and treasury division.

In his new role, Kobayashi will be responsible for BTM’s FX and money market businesses in Europe and the Middle East. His main aim is to expand the bank’s treasury business in Europe by enhancing the range of products it offers to sovereign, corporate and inst