Shigeru Kitazono - Experienced Professional in Investment Management field - looking for new opportunity

Equity Trader at Swift Trade Securities Inc.



Work category

Banking Insurance and Financial Services



Seasoned and highly knowledgeable investment industry professional with more than a decade of international success in investment analysis, marketing, trading, and brokerage. CFA charterholder with MBA degree brings insightful investment analysis capabilities and a solid understanding of best practices in financial services industry. Adept at identifying emerging trends and challenges/opportunities in the market, analyzing investment ideas, and communicating investment process as well as market environment. Strong teambuilding and relationship management skills employed to build rapport with colleagues and clients, earning the reputation for shrewd analytical and communications skills as well as unwavering professional ethics.

Shigeru Kitazono's Professional Experience

2010 - 2011

Swift Trade Securities Inc. - Equity Trader

Traded NYSE/NASDAQ stocks using electronic trading platforms to profit from short term momentum in the market.

2007 - 2009

Marubeni Canada Limited - Investment Analyst

Contracted by Japanese international trading company to provide research/analysis for M&A/strategic investment opportunities in public/private companies in Americas.

Key Skills
2005 - 2006

AGF Funds Inc. - Marketing Manager

Retained to spearhead marketing and communications initiatives designed to promote the firm’s products and investment management expertise in the highly competitive and discerning Japanese investor market.

Key Skills
Investment Management Japanese Marketing
1998 - 2003

Electronic Trading Group, LLC (now Schonfeld Securities) - Proprietary Equity Trader

Brought on board to create and execute trades of listed and OTC stocks using electronic trading platforms.

Key Skills
1990 - 1992

Kokusai Securities Co. Ltd (now Mitsubishi UFJ Securities) - Registered Representative

Joined one of the largest securities services firms in Japan to manage investment portfolios on behalf of corporate and high net worth individual clients.

Shigeru Kitazono's Education and Qualifications


Bachelor/Degree - MBA, Financial Institutions & Markets, Corporate Financial Management, International Management

State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Management


Bachelor/Degree - BA, Business

Hosei University

Shigeru Kitazono's Additional Information


career opportunities, investment management, corporate financial management, sports, fitness


CFA Institute, Toronto CFA Society, PRMIA