Credit Suisse Private Banking has hired Eric Kang as vice chairman for Southeast Asia based in Singapore, Citywire Asia has learnt.
Effective 19 January 2019, Kang will replace David Lim, who is set to leave the bank after seven months.
Kang joins from UBS Wealth Management, where he was most recently managing director at the global family office division.
He covered Southeast Asia clients at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management prior to joining UBS in 2014.
Kang has also held several senior positions in fixed income sales and trading at international banks – including Credit Suisse First Boston, where he managed a fixed income and forex sales and trading team for seven years.
At Credit Suisse Private Banking, Kang will report to Benjamin Cavalli, head of private banking South Asia and CEO Singapore.
He will be responsible for growing and strengthening the bank’s relationships with key clients and stakeholders in Southeast Asia as well as mentoring new talent.
Source : citywireasia.com