People Moves Around APAC – September 2nd

With August now behind us it seems there is to be no let up in the musical chairs of professional moves across the APAC region.

Here is a round up from the main financial hubs in the region:


Nomura have appointed Lee Chee Pin as Head of Financial Products and Solutions for Wealth Management, Asia ex Japan. He will be based in Singapore and report to Mr. Nobuhiro Sano, Head of Wealth Management. In this newly created role, Mr. Lee will be responsible for overseeing all trading and dealing functions across Wealth Management in the region.

Union Banciare Privee, UBP, have lost the services of Lu-Jin Ong who has left the bank. Ong was the regional head of the multi-family office for the Swiss, family owned bank.

John Cappetta takes over as head of funds advisory at Julius Baer in Singapore. Cappetta takes over from Hsiao Ching Tang, Asia head of fund solutions and advisory, who recently left the bank.

The US asset manager Vanguard has hired Heston Goh to the new position of institutional sales head to further develop the Southeast Asian business for the firm.

Hong Kong:

Citi Private Bank have hired Rebecca Lum as a team head on its China team. Lum is believed to report into Rudolf Hitsch, head of China and Taiwan at the US lender.

Manulife Asset Management has appointed Shirley Lam as Asia head of wealth, affiliate wealth, and asset management. Lam takes on the new newly created role which came about following the recent amalgamation of Manulife’s wealth and asset management businesses in Asia.

Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Hong Kong Ltd, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, has appointed Kennis Wong as its newest Executive Director and Head of Greater China for its Debt Capital Markets (DCM) operations.




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