Hide Kimura is a Director of Churchill Finance Japan (CFJ) responsible for institutional sales for the firm’s Japan operations. Prior to joining Churchill in 2023, Hide was a Manager of Business Development & Investment Solutions Group at Asset Management One. Previously, Hide worked for Mitsubishi Morgan Stanley Securities in the Market Department as a sales trader of fixed income and derivatives as well as in the Products and Investment Banking Departments, respectively. Hide began his career at Nikko Securities in retail sales. Hide received an M.S. in Finance from Waseda University and a B.A. in Economics from Kindai University.