New head of corporate development for Proximar in Japan

Experienced financial executive Yasumitsu Himeno resigns from Proximar's board of directors to take on his new role.
Yasumitsu Himeno is the new Corporate Development Director of Proximar Ltd.

Yasumitsu Himeno is the new Corporate Development Director of Proximar Ltd.

Photo: Proximar.

Proximar Seafood AS has announced the appointment of Yasumitsu Himeno as Corporate Development Director of Proximar Ltd, effective from June 3, 2024.

Himeno previously served on Proximar's board of directors, but will now resign from the board to take on his new administrative role.

According to a press release from the company, Himeno brings over 30 years of experience in the Japanese and international financial markets, including expertise in project finance, structured finance, M&A, and private equity.

He has previously held positions at Sojitz, Glencore, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, The World Bank Group, and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank. Since 2021, he has worked for a family-owned company in Japan.

"I am very excited to have Himeno join our administration in Proximar," said Joachim Nielsen, CEO of Proximar.

"His broad experience from finance in Japan will be an important contribution to our financing strategy and in positioning Proximar for the future. He has an extensive network through his long and broad experience in the Japanese financial industry, which will be important as we now develop our Japanese foothold going forward."

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