Barclays names James Lin Taiwan country manager

Formerly Cosmos Bank's chief risk officer, Lin was also the first Taiwanese national to serve as BofA's country manager in the bank's 42-year history on the island.

Barclays has appointed James Lin as country manager for Taiwan. He will be responsible for managing relationships with regulators and senior clients, the British multinational bank announced on Friday.

Lin is replacing Cosmas Lu, who stepped down from the role at the end of last year.

Prior to joining Barclays, Lin was Cosmos Bank’s executive vice president and chief risk officer CRO. At Cosmos for six years, he focused on risk management, helping the Taiwan bank achieve financial goals and develop its overall risk framework, according to the announcement.

Lin’s background in risk dates back to his role as CRO at Taishin Financial...

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