General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 17, 2003

Masanori Fujita – Nikko Global Asset Management Inc

MASANORI FUJITA is CEO/CIO at Nikko Global Asset Management (USA), Inc., a subsidiary of Nikko Asset Management Japan. He joined the company in 1990 where he started his career as the Fund Manager for the non- Japanese market. Mr. Fujita stayed in New York from 1991 to 1996, when he went back to Japan for a brief period before returning to New York in 1998. He remained the fund manager for the non-Japanese securities until his promotion to President and CEO of the New York Office in 2002. Mr. Fujita earned his Bachelor of Economics degree from Ritsumeikan University. He is a member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan. Mr. Fujita was named fund manager of the year for the non- Japanese equity in 2000 by Morningstar in Japan. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with an overview of Nikko Global Asset Management


Mr. Fujita: Nikko Global Asset Management is the wholly owned subsidiary

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