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On the Move

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 06 August, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 06 August, 2011, 12:00am

Anna Mateusiak
Associate
Arendt & Medernach

Mateusiak joins the Hong Kong office from Arendt's investment funds practice in Luxembourg, where she advised clients on UCITS funds. She will work with the local team in advising Hong Kong and regional clients on Luxembourg legal matters, in particular, Luxembourg fund formation work.

Gary Crist
Chief executive
Ageas Asia

Crist is responsible for setting the overall strategic vision for the group's Asia business. He will also further build partnerships across the region. Crist joined Ageas in 2002 and has held a number of senior management positions in the insurance industry in Asia since 1981.

Dennis Ziengs
Executive advisor
Ageas Asia

Ziengs will focus on raising the company's profile in the insurance industry and among the media and regulators in Asia. He will also advise Ageas' group chief executive and Asia chief executive on specific projects. Ziengs was previously the chief executive of Ageas Asia.

Piers Higson Smith
Director
Platinum Holdings

Higson Smith has 26 years of investment banking experience, predominantly in Asia, and oversees Platinum's capital markets activities. He previously worked with Rothschild, WI Carr and SG Warburg.

Elaine Chan
Associate partner
Watatawa

Formerly senior vice-president at Financial Dynamics, Chan was previously at the South China Morning Post and Bloomberg as bureau chief in Shanghai.

Lynn Lee
Associate
Watatawa

Joining the stakeholder engagement consultancy in Singapore next month, Lee has spent the past eight years with The Straits Times, most recently as its Indonesia bureau chief.

Andrew Turczyniak
Head of Asia
RBC Wealth Management

Turczyniak will be responsible for building business in Asian markets. He joined RBC in 1995 and has worked for RBC Capital Markets and Wealth Management in London, Sydney and Hong Kong, where he was most recently chief executive, Hong Kong, for RBC Capital Markets.

John Goulios
Partner, Singapore
DLA Piper

Goulios, a partner in DLA Piper's Asia-Pacific litigation and regulatory group, is moving from Melbourne to Singapore. He has represented lawyers, accountants, auditors, stockbrokers, trustees and other commercial professions and their insurers.

Bhavtosh Vajpayee
Managing director, head of equities, India
Barclays Capital

Vajpayee will have responsibility for leading and developing India equity research, sales and trading. He previously spent 10 years at CLSA and was most recently head of technology research. Vajpayee also worked at JM Morgan Stanley.

Conor Cunningham
Head of exchange traded derivatives, Asia-Pacific
Citi

Based in Singapore, Cunningham will run Citi's ETD businesses across the region. He joins from JP Morgan, having started there in 2001. From 2007 he was head of fixed income, futures and options for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Steve Yang
Head of Greater China credit sales
Citi

Based in Hong Kong, Yang joins Citi from JP Morgan, where he headed Taiwan credit and investor sales for seven years before co-leading structured credit syndication. Before that, he worked in the institutional clients group at Deutsche Bank.

Ada Cheng
Director
Platinum Holdings

Cheng has 10 years of experience in managing the finance team of a securities broking firm. She joined Platinum as the chief financial officer in 2008. She is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Frederic Laine
Managing director and head of FIC, Asia ex-Japan
RBC Capital Markets

Laine will oversee operations in Hong Kong, Beijing and Singapore. He has more than 20 years of experience in Asian markets. Laine was most recently regional head of the financial institutions group in Asia ex-Japan at Credit Agricole.

Jonathan Gove
Greater China market leader
Mercer

Gove focuses on providing services such as human capital, benefits and investment consulting, outsourcing, actuarial, and mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Mercer in 2009, he spent 18 years at Oliver Wyman (Mercer Management Consulting).

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