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Top Headlines in the Last 7 Days 

(11th – 17th Sept 2017)

No. 1 Manulife Announces Global Leadership Changes

Anil Wadhwani, has been appointed President and CEO of Manulife Asia while the current CEO of Manulife Singapore Naveed Irshad has been appointed Head of North America Legacy Business.
Paul Lorentz has been appointed Head of Global Wealth and Asset Management. Mr. Lorentz joined Manulife in 1993 and he will report to Warren Thomson, Manulife’s Chief Investment Officer. Learn More …

No. 2 Standard Chartered Private Bank Makes Senior Hires in Hong Kong

Standard Chartered Private Bank has made numerous senior appointments in Hong Kong.
According to a news release by Hubbis, Standard Chartered Private Bank has hired 3 Managing Directors and 1 Executive Director from HSBC, Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas.
  • Jack Wu, Managing Director & Market Head joins from HSBC
  • Pauline Ko, Managing Director & Market Head joins from Deutsche Bank
  • Pitman Lau, Managing Director & Team Leader joins from BNP Paribas
  • Reggie Cheung, Executive Director & Team Leader joins from HSBC

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No. 3 Bank of Singapore Hires Louisa Fok from UBS

Bank of Singapore, the private banking arm of OCBC Bank, has hired Louisa Fok as China Equity Strategist from UBS.
She joined UBS Wealth Management in 2014 and prior, was with First State Investments, Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse.  Learn more …

No. 4 T. Rowe Price Group Hires Thomas Poullaouec as Head of Multi-Asset Solutions APAC

T. Rowe Price Group has hired Thomas Poullaouec as Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, Asia-Pacific from State Street Global Advisors.  He will be based in Hong Kong and will report to Peter Austin, Global Head of Multi-Asset Solutions.
He joins from State Street Global Advisors, where he was the Managing Director and Head of Strategy & Research Asia-Pacific.  Prior, he was with BNP Paribas.  Learn More …

No. 5 Franklin Templeton Appoints Avinash Satwalekar as Country Manager for Malaysia

Franklin Templeton Investments has appointed Avinash Satwalekar as Country Manager for Malaysia.  He will report to Adam Quaife, Regional Head for Southeast Asia.

Prior, he was based in Ho Chi Minh.  He is also the chairman of the board for Vietcombank Fund Management (VCBF), a joint venture between Franklin Templeton and Vietcombank in Vietnam. Learn More … is the leading financial media platform covering capital markets, investments and private wealth in Asia. Driving $25 trillion of assets in Asia.

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