Sir Nicholas Stern
Special adviser to the chairman on economic development and climate change
Sir Nicholas will be responsible for advising HSBC on economic development issues and the implications of climate change on the group and its clients.
Managing director, Da Chan Bay Terminal One
Mr Milliken will officially take up the position of managing director of Da Chan Bay Terminal One, Western Shenzhen, when it comes on stream at the end of this year.
Regional director, corporate communications
American International Group
Ms Chua has overall responsibility for AIG's corporate affairs, communications, advertising and branding strategies for the group's businesses in the region.
Robert Half Hong Kong
Mr Hayes has overall responsibility for developing its management resources division, specialising in recruiting senior interim finance professionals in Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region.
Robert Half Hong Kong
Mr Lee has joined Robert Half Hong Kong as manager of the financial services group and technology divisions. He helps support Robert Half International's expansion into Asia, focusing on pushing the global brand.
Head of Audit, Asia
Sun Life Financial
Mr Blake will be responsible for providing direction and oversight to the audit function of Sun Life Financial in Asia. He has more than 22 years' audit experience with multinational leaders in the financial services industry.
Chief operating officer
C Y Foundation Group
Mr Leung will be responsible for overseeing the operations of the group's business in China. He has a lot of experience working at several multinational corporations, particularly in online entertainment.
General manager, Hong Kong
Ms Liu has an extensive background with the Crown Worldwide Group, and since 1999 has held various positions throughout Asia, including her most recent role as group quality and training manager.
Senior portfolio manager, Asia-Pacific
Mr Lau will manage the investment portfolios of SEI's Asia-based investment strategies. His duties include manager research, portfolio construction and portfolio monitoring.
Managing director, head of structured investor product development and marketing
Royal Bank of Scotland
Mr Ng reports to Water Cheung, head of treasury and emerging markets, Asia-Pacific and Robert Begbie, global head of structured investor products in London.
Lo's Enviro-Pro Holdings
Professor Bai is president of the Beijing Guohuan Environment Engineering Design Institute and secretary of the Committee of Solid Wastes Disposal and Utilisation of China Environment Protection Association.
Katy Tang Pi-chin
Managing director senior adviser, team head
Ms Tang is responsible for growing the client base in the Greater China market. She joins Julius Baer from ING Private Banking, where she was a relationship manager for the past four years.
Senior vice-president and president of Asia Pacific
Starbucks Coffee International
Mr Culver's responsibilities include leading efforts to enhance development, ownership strategy, operations and cultivate the Starbucks experience throughout the Asia-Pacific region.