Roundup Of Midweek Moves July 15

The senior moves just keep coming this year; here is a roundup of the activity so far this week.

In Hong Kong:

HSBC has appointed Guilherme Lima as its regional head of Premier and wealth business for Asia Pacific.

Fund of Funds Lighthouse Partners have hired Julian Ulmer as an investment analyst.

PwC appointed Raymund Chao as chairman, Greater China. Chao also joins the global consultancy and accountancy firm’s global network leadership team as one of five partners and its sole Asian representative.

Katherine Lau has joined HSBC as a director for loan syndications.

In Singapore:

Peter Raar the director of learning and professional development has departed Coutts Bank.

Foo Mee Har is now the new chief executive officer of the Wealth Management Institute in Singapore. She replaces Cynthia Teong, who stepped down at the start of the month.

In other parts of the region:

The corporate and investment banking division of Societe Generale in Asia has made changes to the global markets sales business in the region. Hideaki Takahashi has been appointed as its head of global markets sales in Japan and Inhwan Oh as its head of global market sales for SG Securities in Korea.

William Huang will head global market sales for Greater China with support from Charles Gu, the new head of global market sales China, while Arnaud Lhoste will hold the same head sales post for Southeast Asia.

Following the establishment of a Japan Desk in Hanoi last October, Savills Vietnam has extended their services to Ho Chi Minh City-based Japanese clients and have appointed Sachiyo Asakawa to the role.

In Australia Mortgage group Australian Property Finance (APF) has officially launched its new wealth management arm and appointed its chief. Jason Fung will head up APF Wealth Management, a financial planning and wealth management service designed to assist people in planning and implementing their goals relating to insurance, superannuation, cash-flow budgeting, investments, tax and retirement.

Law firm Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) has announced that Haydn Dare has recently joined the firm as a Partner working in South East Asia with a particular focus on Singapore and Indonesia. Haydn has worked in the Asia-Pacific region for over 20 years and is widely regarded as one of the leading commercial practitioners in Indonesia.




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