StanChart hires ex-Goldman partner for North Asia push

The Asia-focused lender looks to strengthen its corporate and institutional relationships in the Greater China and North Asia region.

Standard Chartered has hired veteran former Goldman Sachs dealmaker Chang-Po Yang as vice-chair of its corporate and institutional banking unit for Greater China and North Asia, FinanceAsia learned from a person with knowledge of the matter on Monday.

The appointment of Yang will take effect next month, the person said. The role puts him at the senior managerial position of the bank's biggest unit.

Based in Hong Kong, Yang will report to chief executive of corporate and institutional banking Simon Cooper and Benjamin Hung, regional chief executive for Greater China and North Asia.

Yang joined Goldman Sachs in 2006 and was named a...

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