‘Dramatic’ change due to Covid-19 prompts Nomura to rethink its office use
The firm will look into space at its headquarters in Tokyo and overseas, as employees will probably continue to work from home to varying degrees
Tokyo — Nomura’s use of office space is part of a sweeping review ordered by its new CEO as the brokerage looks to shave costs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Kentaro Okuda said he had instructed each department to discuss the effect of the outbreak and “what’s needed and what isn’t”. Japan’s biggest securities firm will look into space at its Tokyo headquarters and overseas, because employees will probably continue to work from home to various degrees in an era of social distancing, he said in an interview...