Yutaka Komiyama (2019 Annual)
Head of International Planning Dept
Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management
Since April 2019 Yutaka has been the Head of International Business Planning Department and in charge of drawing up the company’s global business strategy and managing overseas subsidiaries at Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management that was established through the merger of two asset managers in Japan. Before the merger, he has 13 year career as a marketing/ product specialist of Japanese equities active strategy aimed at institutional investors outside Japan, and been contributing to expand international businesses at the company, engaged in sales and building relationship with clients both in Europe such as UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Netherland, Luxembourg and Asia such as Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and Korea.
Apr. 2019 Head of International Business Planning Dept., Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company, Limited. (“SMDAM”)
Apr. 2016 Head of International Dept., Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“SMAM”)
Apr. 2015 Chief, Product Management Team, Product Development Dept., SMAM
Jul. 2011 Senior Manager, International Marketing Dept., SMAM
Apr. 2007 Manager, International Marketing Dept., SMAM
Apr. 2006 Manager, International Marketing Team, Investment Planning Group, SMAM
Dec. 2002 Manager, Portfolio Administration & Performance Measurement Team, SMAM
Feb.1999 Seconded to Sumitomo Life Investment Co., Ltd. as Manager, Securities Management Group
Apr. 1997 Seconded to Sumitomo Life Asset Management Co., Ltd. as Manager, Investment Management Dept.
Apr. 1993 Joined Sumitomo Life Insurance Co.