Why Sam is big on Asian FIG

ABN AMRO''s global head of financial institutions (FIG) and public sector, Sam Zavatti sees enormous potential in Asia.

How are you splitting your time between London and Hong Kong

Zavatti Actually, it's working quite well. The nature of my position is a global one. Therefore my presence is required in multiple locations and where we're building up our businesses. So where do I spend most of my time I spend about 50% of my time in Europe, 25% in the US and the remainder in Asia-Pacific.

But you still retain a residence in Hong Kong

My family resides in Hong Kong for educational reasons. Both my daughters are at a critical period and I don't want to disrupt their educational set up. The bank has agreed and supported this move.

Also it's good,...

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