Nomura hires former Barclays exec Jain as new CIO

Nomura has announced the appointment of Sameer Jain as its new chief information officer (CIO) for wholesale banking, based in New York.

Sameer Jain, new Nomura CIO

Jain will control IT and operations for the bank’s wholesale operations, the digital office, and the bank group data department.

He spent 13 years at Barclays bank, leaving as chief technology officer in 2019. Jain also worked at investment bank UBS for 13 years, where he spent the last three at the firm as its head of credit and EM technology.

“Sameer’s wealth of experience will be a key asset to Nomura as we continue to deliver best in class products and services to our clients,” says Steve Ashley, head of wholesale at Nomura.

“The banking technology landscape continues to change at a rapid pace, presenting plenty of opportunities for nimble banks to deliver smart client solutions.”

Nomura’s NEHS CEO, Jonathan Lewis, says: “With more than 25 years’ experience leading global technology teams, Sameer has deep expertise in wholesale banking and in ensuring that technology architecture is aligned to fully support business requirements.”

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