ABN Amro hires VP of financial institutions forex distribution in Singapore
19 Apr 2004, Saima Farooqi, Risk magazine
Hazra will be responsible for foreign exchange and forex options sales to regional financial institutions and public sectors (FIPS) accounts and US-based hedge funds. He will report to Huilin Tan, head of financial institutions foreign exchange distribution for Singapore and South-east Asia.
Edward Wassink, global head of FIPS sales, financial markets, said that the South-east Asian market and hedge fund business is a key focus for FIPS, adding that the appointment of Hazra is an important step in optimising the service and delivery of foreign exchange cash and options products to its clients.
Hazra joins the bank from Standard Chartered, where he looked after a similar client sector.