Credit Suisse Makes Senior Hire for China Securities Business

Credit Suisse Founder Securities, the Beijing based joint venture established by Founder Securities and Credit Suisse in 2008, has appointed a Head of Sales Trading.

finews.asia reported last week on the launch of the Credit Suisse Founder Securities (CSFS) onshore brokerage and the offering of a full suite of services to clients in mainland China.

Now the firm has confirmed the hire of Steven Zhang as the new Head of Sales Trading at CSFS. Zhang will take charge of sales trading for the onshore brokerage business in Qianhai. The company confirmed the move to finews.asia in a statement today.

Former UBS China Head

Having worked as a sales trader for over a decade, Zhang has extensive experience in China equity trading business with major brokerage houses in China.

Prior to joining CSFS, he most recently, worked as senior sales trader at China International Capital Corporation (CICC). Before that, he also had a long career at UBS Securities (UBSS) where he was China head of sales trading, responsible for China A-share trading and execution for institutional clients. 

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