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Key Moves

  • Jamie Kelly has left Standard Chartered Bank, where he was Group Head of Legal and Compliance. He has been replaced by Neil Barry who was Global of Head Legal and Compliance for Business Segments.
  • Patricia Cheung has joined Zheng He Capital Management as COO. She was previously APAC Treasurer for Morgan Stanley. Henry Webb who was based in New York with Morgan Stanley, has relocated to Hong Kong to assume the APAC Treasurer role.
  • Tom Chai joined HSBC. He left JPMorgan where he was APAC Head of Oversight and Control. Tom has been replaced internally by Hans Janssens, Head of TSS.
  • Matt McGuire has joined Nikko Asset Management as COO to the CIO. Matt was previously Japan COO for RBS.
  • David Cope joins KPMG as a Partner, focusing on financial crime compliance and investigations. David joins from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he was APAC Head of Global Financial Crime Compliance.
  • Alex Lee returns to Citi as China Head of Operations and Technology. He was previously in Bank of China International. Alex replaces Wai Ling Wong who relocates from Shanghai to become Hong Kong Head of Technology and Operations.
  • Christine Lam,who previously held the title of Hong Kong Head of Operations and Technology for Citi, has taken on the role of APAC Head of Technology and Operations, assuming the role from which Vikram Sud has moved on.
  • Steve Pemberton has joined Markit as APAC Head of Global Clients and Account Management. He was previously at Standard Chartered Bank as Global Product Head for Investment and Transaction Banking.
  • Wesley Tam has joined HSBC as APAC Head of Financial Crime for Insurance. He was previously Asia Head of AML at Prudential Corporation Asia.
  • Nilesh Mistry returns to Singapore and joins World Wide Technology as Head of Asia Pacific. He was previously Chief Technology Officer of digital technology for Consumer and Community Banking for JPMorgan based in New York.
  • Gary Strain has joined DBS as Retail CIO. Gary replaces David Backley who will remain in a part-time advisory role with the bank. Gary was previously the General Manager for Delivery Services and Institutional Technology at ANZ. This is another senior hire for the technology department of the Singaporean bank after hiring Siew Choo Soh from JPMorgan earlier this year.
  • Gary Ma, former APAC CIO and Head of Infrastructure for UBS, joins BOCI as CIO. His replacement at UBS was announced in our previous update as Claus Norup.
  • Vel Mayooran has joined Wells Fargo as APAC Head of Technology. He was previously CTO for Hong Kong and APAC Head of Technology Services for Corporate and Investment Banking Technology at Bank of America.
  • Christophe Salmon has taken up the role of Group CFO for Trafigura. Christophe replaces Pierre Lorinet who was based in Singapore. Christophe will continue to be based in Geneva.
  • Anton Abraham has joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch as APAC Head of Treasury Advisory. He was previously Director of Business and Treasury Transformation at Noble Group.
  • Paul Tsang has joined Blackrock as APAC Head of RQA., from Morgan Stanley.
  • Brian D’Rozario replaces Paul Tsang in his previous role as APAC CRO for Morgan Stanley.
  • Matt Seager has joined Morgan Stanley as APAC Head of Derivatives Operations. Matt was previously an MD in Operations for Goldman Sachs.
  • Carole Berndt has joined ANZ in Hong Kong as Head of Global Transaction Banking. Carole was previously based in London and was the Global Head of Transaction Services for RBS.
  • John Brisco has joined Manulife as APAC CIO and COO. He was previously CIO for emerging markets and COO for LatAm at QBE.
  • Mitsy Kimura has joined Brown Brothers Harriman as Asia Deputy Head of Service Delivery. She was previously North Asia Head of Service and Fulfilment at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
  • Eduard Fabian has joined UOB as Head of Business Technology Services for Wholesale and Retail banking. Prior to his move he was APAC Head of Treasury and Trade Services Technology at Citi.