David Sancho Shimizu was named a managing director of the investment division of Japan Post Bank, focused on equity investments.
The position is a new one, said a spokeswoman for Japan Post Bank, in an e-mail.
Mr. Shimizu will come to Japan Post Bank from Mizuho Securities, where he has served as chief investment manager of Mizuho’s equity investment division. A spokesman for Mizuho Securities said Mr. Shimizu will leave the firm at the end of July. He didn’t immediately have information on plans to fill Mr. Shimizu’s role.