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Credit Suisse On Greater China Private Banking Hiring Spree

Credit Suisse On Greater China Private Banking Hiring Spree

(13 May 2021 – Asia) Credit Suisse has made several senior private banking appointments in North Asia, including that of Keng Cheong Lock, who takes up the role of market group head, private banking for Greater China Singapore. 

Other key appointments in Singapore include:

Terence Seah who has joined the Bank as team leader for the Greater China Singapore market from UOB Private Bank, bringing 15 years of banking and wealth management experience.

Harry Chen has 13 years of experience and joined the team as a relationship manager from Julius Baer.

Maggie Ma has also joined as an expert relationship manager. Ma has 15-years of experience and previously worked with UBS, ABN AMRO and Minsheng Bank.

Credit Suisse has also bulked up their Hong Kong-based team covering the Greater China, including:

Ray Chun has joined as an expert relationship manager for the China market. Chun has 15 years of financial experience, most recently with Citibank where he led its globe digital segment.

Thomas So has joined as an investment consultant with more than 20 years of experience in FX advisory sales, derivatives and treasury sales to institutional and private banking clients. He was most recently a senior investment advisor at BNP Paribas Wealth Management.

Wilson Chan has rejoined Credit Suisse as an investment consulting business initiatives team leader for North Asia and expert investment consultant for Greater China.

In addition, the Bank’s Family Office team has also expanded.

Thomas Ang, who is the head of family office services for Asia Pacific, will relocate to Hong Kong in June with an expanded remit. Adding to his work in Southeast Asia, Ang will focus on accelerating the development of the wealth planning services platform in Hong Kong. He will continue to report to Bernard Fung, head of wealth planning services Asia Pacific.

Working with Ang is Jennie Lau, appointed as a family office specialist based in Hong Kong.

“Asia Pacific is a growing region and the fundamentals underpinning wealth creation remain positive, especially in North Asia and China,” said Head of Private Banking North Asia and Chief Executive of Credit Suisse Hong Kong Francois Monnet.

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