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, who also works on syndicate
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