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Fidelity Worldwide Investment has appointed a new head of private banks distribution for Southeast Asia.

Sabrina Gan, who was previously director and head of retail - Singapore at BlackRock, will drive Fidelity’s efforts to deepen relationships with private banks and identify new opportunities in Singapore and South East Asia.

Columbia Threadneedle Investments has appointed Vina Cheng as general manager and sales director, wholesale distribution, for Taiwan.

She joins Columbia Threadneedle Investments from Aviva Investors, where she was the general manager, Taiwan, and head of Greater China.

With the ink still drying on the deal there are reports of another senior departure from Coutts in Hong Kong as Belinda Lee the Chief of staff had departed.

Also in Hong Kong Patricia Woo a senior tax fund and trust lawyer experienced in helping ultra-high-net-worth families set up and operate family offices, and experienced in fund formation, succession and tax planning matters has joined international law firm Squire Patton Boggs. Woo is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, Certified Tax Advisor and member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Finally French bank BNP Paribas Wealth Management have appointed Willy Tan Swee Guan. He joins the external wealth manager team as head of external wealth managers, Asia-Pacific.


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