On the Move

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 04 June, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 04 June, 2011, 12:00am

William Chun-fai Woo
corporate group, HK Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Woo joins Orrick's Greater China team. A capital markets lawyer with more than a decade of experience in the region, he focuses on representing issuers and underwriters in regulatory and corporate matters for Hong Kong-listed firms.

Patrice Conxicoeur
Global head of insurance coverage
HSBC Global Asset Management

Conxicoeur will develop business with insurance companies globally. He has been with HSBC for nearly 20 years, having held various senior positions before being named head of institutional business, Asia-Pacific in August 2008.

Julie Koo
Head of institutional business, Asia-Pacific
HSBC Global Asset Management

Koo has been instrumental in leading the institutional sales teams to maximise opportunities in the region. She has spent more than 15 years in Asia, Europe and the United States in institutional business development positions.

Steven Okun
Director of Asia-Pacific public affairs
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts

Since February, Okun has been overseeing public affairs, corporate citizenship and external communications. He was chairman of AmCham in Singapore, and until October 2010, was vice-president for Public Affairs for UPS in Asia-Pacific.

Tony Tai
General manager
IBM China/Hong Kong

Tai will oversee business operations and strategic development in Hong Kong. He was previously regional general manager, east and central China in Shanghai. Tai was director of marketing for IBM Greater China Group from 2001 to 2005.

Jean Audibert
Chief executive Hong Kong
BNP Paribas Investment Partners

Audibert started his career in the late 1970s. He has also been president of new markets Asia, overseeing joint ventures in Korea, China and India. From 2005-08, he was chairman of the board of Shinhan BNP Paribas Investment Trust Management.

Horace Lam
Jones Day

Lam is a leading intellectual property lawyer in China and practices in all areas, doing contentious and non-contentious patent, trademark and copyright work. He represents multinationals in enforcing their rights in Asia and has handled numerous disputes in China and Hong Kong.

Wilfred Sit
Chief investment officer
Baring Asset Management Asia

Sit will will lead the Hong Kong-based equity team and joins from Mirae Asset Global Investments where he was head of Asia-Pacific investment strategy and regional chief investment officer, before becoming head of emerging markets investment strategy.

Abhay Pande
Head of Southeast Asia industrials global banking

Pande will be responsible for the build out of Citi's industrials franchise in Asean and India. He moves to Singapore after 13 years with the bank in New York. Pande has advised on mergers, acquisitions, initial public offerings and leveraged buyout funding.

Mazy Cheng
Director of human resources
Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers

Cheng brings with her 15 years of experience in human resources. She began her career at Hotel Nikko Hong Kong in 1996. Cheng received her bachelor's degree from Monash University in Australia.

Shaw-yann Ho
Head of Asian Credit
JP Morgan Asset Management

Ho will lead efforts to expand coverage in Asian fixed income. She will be based in Hong Kong and comes from ING Investment Management where she was a senior credit analyst. Ho also worked at Mirae Asset Management as a fixed income credit analyst.

Eric Thompson
Managing director, Asia

Thompson, who will be based in Hong Kong, joins from Rubicon Offshore International, where he was chief executive of the oil company. He has a bachelor of arts degree from Duke University and an MBA in international business from the University of Chicago.

Michael Joyce
Partner, Japan
Norton Rose

In moving from the company's office in Brisbane, Joyce will be a partner in the energy, mining and projects practice. He has 22 years of experience advising clients on projects and mergers and acquisitions in the oil and gas, power, mining and infrastructure sectors.

Alice Ip
Executive director
Sino Land

Ip joined the company in 2007 and has been an associate director since 2009 responsible for human resources development. She has a bachelor's degree from the University of British Columbia and 20 years in human resources. Her appointment took effect on June 1.