Lorett Tam Head of corporate and institutional banking Westpac Institutional Bank (HK) Tam joins Westpac Institutional Bank from HSBC, where she was director of multinationals, global banking and markets. She will lead the corporate and institutional banking team and leverage opportunities arising from the links between Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Cissy Law Director, Private Bank Westpac Private Bank (HK) Law has been appointed as director of Westpac Private Bank, Hong Kong. She will lead a team of experienced private bankers, targeting the expatriate and migrant markets. She has extensive experience in financial services including 11 years in trade finance in Hong Kong, Taiwan and on the mainland. Blair Pickerell Head of Asia and global chief marketing officer Nikko Asset Management As chief marketing officer, Pickerell will lead implementation of the group's strategy worldwide. He will be based in Hong Kong. Pickerell brings to Nikko AM more than 25 years of experience in Asia. He was most recently with Morgan Stanley Investment Management Gary McLean Head of Asia-Pacific corporate practice Allen & Overy Moving from the London office, McLean specialises in mergers and acquisitions, asset financing and outsourcing transactions in the financial sector. He has more than 20 years of experience advising a wide range of domestic and international corporate and commercial matters. Sten Ankarcrona Head, sovereigns and supranationals, Asia-Pacific HSBC Global Asset Management Based in Singapore, Ankarcrona will have overall responsibility for developing the sector in the region. He brings with him more than 20 years of industry experience. Ankarcrona has held various sales and investment positions in the US and Sweden. Caroline Woodman Managing director, Asia Merrill Legal Solutions Woodman will be based in Hong Kong and will have overall responsibility for Merrill's operations in the region. Woodman has six years' tenure at Merrill, initially managing its court reporting business in Britain, before taking responsibility for its expanding European contracts portfolio in 2006. Sara Hopkirk Business development director Merrill Legal Solutions Hopkirk has lived and worked in Hong Kong for almost 20 years, and has extensive knowledge of the legal and financial markets in Asia, having previously worked for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and DLA Piper. Alison Dack Vice-president for IT and CIO Asia-Pacific FedEx Express With more than 30 years of experience, four of those at FedEx, Dack's in-depth knowledge and extensive experience across the telecommunications, government and public sectors and media/entertainment industry will contribute towards FedEx's services. Pablo Goldberg Head of emerging markets research HSBC Goldberg joined HSBC in 2008 and was most recently Head of Latin American fixed income research, responsible for the region's bond markets and rates. He was previously with Merrill Lynch. Goldberg will be responsible for building opportunities for HSBC's emerging markets franchise. Endre Markos Head of Electronic Markets and Platforms, Asia-Pacific Citi Based in Hong Kong with Citi's securities and fund services business, Markos was previously with Bloomberg for almost 15 years. He is part of an electronic markets transformation programme, which aims to increase the number of experienced professionals in client-facing roles.