RiskMetrics Group Opens Office in Tokyo
The RiskMetrics Group (RMG), announced the opening of an office in Tokyo, the company’s first in the Asia Pacific region. Shunichi Shimoji, a former employee of CSK, has been named to head the office, which will have a staff of four employees with extensive risk management industry knowledge. Mr. Shimoji will lead the expansion of RMG’s services and support the rapidly expanding base of customers in Japan, Korea and Taiwan. Among RMG’s large Asia Pacific client base is Sumitomo Trust Bank and CreditMetrics Co-sponsors such as Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bank of Tokyo- Mitsubishi and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu International.