Choi will be based in Korea and report locally to Lee and regionally to Arnold Kan who is regional head of sales and deputy head of fixed-income markets for Asia ex-Japan.
Calyon says Choi will be responsible for overseeing the Korean fixed-income markets business including interest rate derivatives, foreign exchange, commodities, debt and credit markets and treasury.
Choi has over 19 years experience in the banking and finance in Korea. He joins Calyon from Mizuho Corporate Bank in Korea, where he was country head of treasury. Prior to that, he worked for Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore and Korea where he held various senior management positions, including: regional head of Korea desk, Singapore and Southeast Asia; country head of global markets; and country head of sales, global markets.