Westpac expands in Hong Kong with new hires

Australia's second largest lender ramps up Hong Kong presence with four appointments.

Westpac Banking, Australia's second largest lender, is ramping up its presence in Hong Kong with four new hires.

The bank has appointed Alex Tam as head of corporate and institutional banking for Hong Kong and Steven Yu as head of trade sales for North Asia. At Westpac, corporate and institutional banking refers to servicing corporate and FIG clients for a range of products including forex, cash management and debt capital markets

Westpac’s head of greater China, Andrew Whitford, will also move from Shanghai to assume responsibility as chief executive for the Hong Kong branch, in addition to his existing responsibilities. Last year, Martin Goodacre also relocated from...

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