Tora, an Asia-focused agency broker and trading technology provider, has hired Miley Nakamura as sales trader for its Tora Liquidity Services execution platform.
Reporting to managing directors Khahlil Kirtman and Rob Santos, Nakamura will be based Los Angeles and focus on the Japan and pan-Asian markets to provide clients with complete execution coverage for the Asia Pacific region.
With more than 12 years experience trading in Asia, Nakamura has held positions at UBS as director of Japanese equities sales trading and director of pan-Asian equity sales trading in London.
Nakamura has also had a particular focus on driving the usage of trading technology and algos and has had roles at Citi and Goldman Sachs.
“We are delighted to welcome Miley to the Tora Liquidity Services team where her deep Asia expertise will complement a strong team of trading professionals,” said Kirtman. “Leveraging Tora’s advanced trading technology platform and the strong local knowledge of our sales traders allows us to deliver best execution to our clients. Miley’s experience in trading technology will only strengthen our service delivery to clients who trade Asian equities.”