MUFG Investor Services (MUFG), the global asset management arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has appointed Yannis Matsis as Managing Director and Head of its Cyprus Office, the company’s new operating center, located in the city of Limassol.
Matsis will be responsible for overseeing the company’s local asset management capabilities, growth in the local Cypriot market and business expansion activities in Europe and the Middle East.
Matsis brings over 20 years of financial services experience. Prior to MUFG, Matsis served as CEO at Hellenic Bank Group in Cyprus, where he was responsible for managing the bank and its insurance subsidiaries.
Prior to this role, he was a partner and co-founder of Point Nine, a fintech startup that provides technology and processing, operations and reporting outsourcing services to financial institutions.
Matsis is currently Chairman of the Board of the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency/Invest Cyprus, Chairman of the Board of the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics and Chairman of Point Nine Data Trust.
Commenting on his new role, Matsis said, “I have long admired MUFG as a trusted advisor to its clients, providing them with tailored solutions across services to meet and exceed their operational needs. I look forward to working closely with John and the rest of the team to build our new office in Cyprus during this period of rapid business growth. »
John Sergides, CEO of MUFG Investor Services, added: “Yannis’ impressive track record of building and managing global debt capital markets teams will be invaluable as our new office seeks to continuously support our clients in Europe and worldwide.