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SINGAPORE, Aug. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Singaporean blockchain gaming and entertainment company Digital Entertainment Asset Pte. (DEA), known for its leading GameFi platform PlayMining featuring famed original Japanese NFT creators and cryptocurrency token DEAPcoin (stock code “DEP”), today announced the appointment of Ryohei Nuka as as the new chief financial officer.
After spending the first 15 years of his life in Los Angeles, California, USA and graduating from Sophia University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering, Mr. Nuka worked for a major Japanese SIer company, then for the financial division of Dresdner Kleinwort Securities. , the securities division of Dresdner Bank, one of Germany’s leading banks at the time.
In 2009, he joined Goldman Sachs and was in charge of product control operations (management accounting and price verification) for the equity and derivatives trading room. Since 2018, he has led a product control team in Japan and India, responsible for valuation, due diligence and reporting to the FRB and the SEC for proprietary investments (private equity, commercial real estate and project financing) in the Merchant Banking division.
Kyuzaburo Suzuki, its former Chief Financial Officer, will continue to be involved in the development of our financial strategy as a senior advisor.
■Profile of Ryohei Nuka, new CFO
Prior to joining DEA, he was a senior controller in the finance department of Goldman Sachs Japan. During his 13 years at Goldman Sachs, he was responsible for risk management and accounting covering various businesses including investment banking, asset management and trading. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, he was Controller of Equity Derivatives at Dresdner Kleinwort. He started his career as a consultant at Nippon Steel Solutions, working on system development projects for Asian financial institutions. He joined the DEA in August 2022 and was named Chief Financial Officer. Graduated from the Faculty of Science and Engineering of Sophia University.
■ Message from Ryohei Nuka
When I first met Naohito Yoshida, Founder and CEO, Kozo Yamada, Founder and Co-CEO, and Shinya Kiryu, COO of DEA, I was moved by their passionate desire to become the premier Web3 entertainment company in the world. I couldn’t help feeling the enormous potential of the company and its employees. As a fan of manga, anime, and video games myself, I’m very happy to be involved in the cutting-edge content of the era and to be part of creating a “new economy”. As CFO, I will strive to further improve capital efficiency and strengthen our financial base to build DEA into one of the world’s leading Web3 companies.
■Message from Naohito Yoshida, Founder and CEO
We are very pleased to welcome our new Chief Financial Officer to our company. “From Singapore to the world!” “, we will further accelerate our growth. As we have been active in funding and strengthening corporate governance, the need for global-standard corporate management is increasing. In these critical times, Mr. Nuka’s extensive experience at Goldman Sachs will undoubtedly be a great asset to our business. We are ready to work with him to make DEA the world’s leading Web3 entertainment company.
Digital Entertainment Asset Pte. ltd |
DEA, a GameFi platform company, was founded in Singapore in August 2018 and develops “JobTribes“, a Play to Win game, and “PlayMining NFT“, an “NFT marketplace”. Using blockchain technology, the company aims to create a world where value can be created while having fun.
Co-CEOs: Naohito Yoshida, Kozo Yamada
Location: 7 Straits View, Marina One East Tower, #05-01, Singapore 018936
Created: August 2018
Business description: GameFi platform business
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