John Choi named CIMB head of N Asia equities

The Malaysian bank also hires two people for its Hong Kong and China sales team, names a new regional head of research and makes a move into Vietnam.

John Choi, regional head of sales at Malaysia-based CIMB, will take on an additional role as head of North Asia equities in the next few weeks.

He is replacing Peter Irvine who is moving into a new position in the office of CIMB chief executive Nazir Razak as of November 1.

This will allow Irvine to spend more time with his family in the UK as much of the special projects and strategic issues that he will be working on can be done from a distance. Irvine says he expects to spend more time in the UK and less time in Hong Kong compared to today...

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