StanChart appoints new head of Asia wholesale banking

Joining from Westpac, Olga Zoutendijk will help the bank to evaluate acquisition and alliance opportunities across Asia.

Standard Chartered Bank has appointed Olga Zoutendijk as head of wholesale banking for Asia in response to the strong growth in this part of its business. The hire is also an attempt to bring more senior executive focus to its long-term strategy for the region, the bank said in a release.

The bank poached Zoutendijk for this newly created position from Australia's Westpac Bank, where she was group general manager of corporate and institutional banking. She will join Standard Chartered...

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