Westpac to step up Asian expansion

Australia’s second-largest lender is seeking to expand its Asian wholesale banking team, leveraging on strong trade flows between both regions.

Westpac to step up Asian expansion

Westpac is ramping up its wholesale banking presence in Asia a key growth area for the bank as Australia becomes more integrated with the region.

Australia’s second-largest lender is seeking to hire as many as 100 employees per year in Asia over the next three years, maintaining the region’s revenue growth at 33%, similar to that of 2013.

“We have started building a really solid business across Asia,” David Koh, Westpac's head...

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