ING appoints new financial institutions head

Melody Wan joins from Citigroup to help expand the bankÆs Greater China business.
ING Wholesale Banking has appointed Melody Wan as director of financial institutions to further expand its business in Greater China. She joins from Citigroup in Beijing where she was a vice president overseeing the US bankÆs public sector group in Mainland China.

In her new role, Wan will be based in Hong Kong and will be responsible for the management of financial institutions relationships in the Greater China region. She took office yesterday and will report locally to Malcolm Brown, the bankÆs Asia head of corporate clients in Hong Kong, and functionally to the bankÆs managing director of FI clients, Marco Biglia, in Brussels.

ôWith more than six years of banking experience focusing on managing institutional client relationships, Melody brings to the table strong client servicing and Greater China experience. We are delighted to welcome a professional of MelodyÆs calibre to support the build-up of our financial institutions business in Greater China,ö says Brown.

Before joining ING, Wan worked in various roles at Citigroup, including positions within relationship management, structured finance and risk management, based in New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

ING Wholesale BankingÆs financial institutions team provides services and solutions related to payments, securities products, loans and trade finance services to financial institutions world wide. The unitÆs potential clients are commercial banks, central banks, supranational and development banks, investment banks, asset management firms, pension funds and insurance companies.
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