SSB continues regional equity hires

Salomon Smith Barney has announced the appointment of Nels R. Friets as a managing director and head of equities in Singapore. The appointment follows from SSB's mid-October appointment of two new faces to its Indian equities business in Hong Kong and New York.

Friets joins SSB from Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia Singapore, where he was managing director in charge of its SingaporeMalaysia operations. In his new position Friets will be responsible for developing and managing SSBs Singaporean equity business. He will report to William Choy, managing director and head of Asia Pacific Equities, based in Hong Kong.

Commenting on the appointment, Choy said This is another important hire in...

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