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Kroll Names Hiroki Katayama Head of Japan, Business Intelligence and Investigations

September 11, 2018

Naoko Murasaki Transitions to Senior Advisor Role

TOKYO – September 11, 2018 – Kroll, a division of Duff and Phelps and global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security and incident response solutions, announces that Associate Managing Director Hiroki Katayama has been named Head of Japan for the firm’s Business Intelligence and Investigations Practice, based in Tokyo. Naoko Murasaki will continue working with Kroll in an advisory capacity.

“Hiroki’s elevation to this senior leadership role reflects the trust and respect he has earned among clients and colleagues alike through his professional expertise and dedicated service to the business community in Japan,” said Tadashi Kageyama, Regional Managing Director of Kroll’s Business Intelligence and Investigations practice. “Congratulations to Hiroki on his elevation and look forward to his continuing to deliver outstanding results for our clients in Japan and globally. We are also very pleased to have Naoko continue in an advisory capacity with Kroll, where she will still be assisting the firm in business development and client engagements."

Katayama is a highly experienced risk management professional with a strong background in conducting complex compliance-related engagements in Japan and coordinating the delivery of such engagements globally for Japan-based clients. His areas of expertise include financial due diligence, corporate governance, business due diligence for merger and acquisition deals, and reviews of internal controls and remediation. Katayama began his professional career at Dai-ichi Kangyo Bank (now Mizuho Bank), where he was involved with M&A deals, regulatory and compliance-related initiatives; he subsequently focused on risk management, valuation, due diligence and compliance matters at an international risk consultancy and one of the Big Four accounting firms.

About Kroll

Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 45 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations and security through a wide range of investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security, and data and information management services. For more information, visit www.kroll.com.

Duff & Phelps is the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, investigations, disputes, cyber security, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues. We work with clients across diverse sectors, mitigating risk to assets, operations and people. With Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps since 2018, our firm has nearly 3,500 professionals in 28 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.duffandphelps.com.

 

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