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FX people moves: Barclays raids JPM Tokyo

Junpei Yamamoto, Takamoto Osawa, Toshikatsu Furumi and Minako Harimoto.

Junpei Yamamoto has joined Barclays Capital as managing director and head of FX sales, Japan. Yamamoto joins from JPMorgan after a 20-year career at the bank. He will report jointly to Lutfey Siddiqi and George Athanasopoulus on a functional basis, and locally to Akio Kashima, Barclays’ Tokyo branch manager.

Joining him are Takamoto Osawa, Toshikatsu Furumi and Minako Harimoto. Osawa will be a director to lead corporate FX; Furumi joins as a director to lead FX distribution to financial institutions, excluding banks, and Harimoto joins as an associate director in corporate FX structuring.

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