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SocGen Completes Tokyo Build-Up With Three Senior Level Appointments

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Societe Generale is expanding in Tokyo and has made a number of senior appointments to aid the effort, officials say. The hires include Akio Tagawa as FX manager; N. Fujita as head of FX sales; and Roy Tsuji as chief dealer; all from Chase Manhattan Bank.

The hires represent a renewed interest in Tokyo, following a push in recent years to concentrate FX trading in Singapore. In January 1995, SocGen established Singapore as its main regional liquidity centre (FXW, May 15, 1995). The year prior