Sushma Jobanputra Partner, banking and finance Jones Day Ms Jobanputra has joined the firm's Singapore office. She has broad experience in acting for lenders, borrowers and financial advisers on financing deals including syndicated lending, acquisition finance, leveraged finance, and structured finance. She has also acted for lenders and other creditors in cross-border restructurings. Urs Pennanen Sub-region head for India and Nepal Nokia Siemens Networks Mr Pennanen will assume his duties from September 1, replacing Michael Kuehner. He is currently head of sales for the company's Operations and Business Software unit in Finland. He has 20 years of marketing, sales and general management experience, 16years of which were within Nokia. Tom Grimmer Managing partner, China Kreab Gavin Anderson Mr Grimmer, who spent 11 years with the Credit Suisse Group, will be based in Beijing. President and chief executive Richard Constant said Mr Grimmer would advise multinational and Chinese firms on international growth plans. Mr Grimmer has worked and studied in Asian cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong since 1985. Naomi Koyama Director, FX sales Barclays Capital Ms Koyama will join Barclays Capital in Tokyo this month from Merrill Lynch as a director of foreign exchange sales responsible for real money clients in Japan. Susana Tsui Regional president Neo@Ogilvy Ms Tsui has helped grow Ogilvy's digital media operation in Asia over the past three years. Added to her portfolio will be the development of new business models, launching new service offerings, and the identification of acquisition and merger opportunities. Gaurav Tholia Vice-president, FX derivatives sales, Singapore Barclays Capital Mr Tholia joins as a vice-president in charge of foreign exchange derivatives sales to banks and private banks in non-Japan Asia, reporting to Ivan Ferraroni. He joined the firm from JP Morgan. Nicholas Tse General manager SkyCity Marriott Mr Tse graduated from Les Roches Hotel Management School of Switzerland. He joined the Hong Kong JW Marriott Hotel in 1990 as a senior front desk officer and was an assistant director of sales in 1999 before his overseas appointments, the last role being general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott Bangkok. Sio Tak Hong Chairman and executive director Capital Estate Mr Sio has extensive business and management experience and has been engaged in many property projects and commercial developments in Macau. He is a director of Sociedade de Empreendimentos Nam Van, one of the largest property developers in Macau. He is also the chairman of the board of Hotel Fortuna. Bob Youill Vice president, brand protection services FTI-International Risk Mr Youill is the new vice-president of FTI-International Risk's China brand protection unit in Shanghai. He will work with multinationals to protect their brands. He was previously regional director of anti-piracy enforcement at the International Federation of Phonographic Industries. Anthony Solimini Senior vice-president ICS Trust Mr Solimini, founder and president of the Sandler Sales Institute, will manage the strategic direction of a sales and marketing programme and work closely with the marketing and account managers to continue building key relationships in the region. He will also be leveraging on his network of contacts to help the firm grow in new overseas markets.