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Credit Suisse continues asset management build

James Ieong joins to lead China business development.
Credit Suisse has hired James Ieong as director of distribution in China for asset management. This continues a quick ramp-up of asset management executives in Hong Kong.

Ieong will report to Omar Cordes, managing director and head of distribution for Asia-Pacific. Cordes himself joined the firm in September from CQS, a hedge fund based in London, while Tony Iliya, who previously ran Credit SuisseÆs fixed-income team in Asia, was named vice chairman.

The China distribution role is a newly created one and involves strategic planning, sales distribution and client servicing, for both institutional and retail clients.

Cordes says the role will initially emphasise the institutional side but will grow into retail. Ieong will work...
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