Does Merrill Lynch think Taiwan is the best training ground for a regional strategist It would appear so, with its decision to move its Taiwan research head to Hong Kong to be head of regional strategy.
White will replace Dio Wong, who left in December, and will relocate from Taipei, where he has been based since 1999.
Actually, White's experience has been broader than Taiwan. Before joining Merrill in 1999 he was a fund manager for first Hambros Bank and then AIB Govett asset management. His bias there was for North Asia, as well as Indonesia.
What does he think of opportunities in Indonesia now Well, he put out his first strategy report...