Westpac has hired Michael Kang to fill a newly created post in Hong Kong as it builds out a larger debt capital markets team in Asia.
Kang has joined the Australian bank from RBS, where he spent the past six years covering Asia. In his new role he will be a director of DCM and syndicate.
He will report to Russell Baines, the bank's regional head based in Singapore, who has been at the bank for two years after transferring from BNP Paribas where he had spent the previous decade.
The team includes a third member based in Singapore, Kasser Khan,...