UBS names Koh Asia head of wealth management

The Swiss bank names Edmund Koh head of wealth management for Asia Pacific, underscoring the bank's strategy to capture a rising number of billionaires in the region.

UBS has promoted Edmund Koh to head its Asia-Pacific wealth management division after his predecessor, Kathryn Shih, was named the bank's regional president.

Koh, who is also a member of the UBS global wealth management executive board, will continue to be based in Singapore and travel extensively between Hong Kong and the Lion City, as well as other locations, a person familiar with his move told FinanceAsia on Wednesday.
 
Koh will to report to UBS's president of wealth management, Juerg Zeltner, and Shih, a 28-year UBS veteran and the Asia head of the Swiss bank's private banking unit since...
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