ABN Amro has hired Richard Johnson and David Kwan as directors to create a new Asian absolute return strategy group in Hong Kong.Johnson, who will head the group, joins from SG Securities, where he was a director in regional institutional sales. Previously, he has worked at JP Morgan Securities and Nomura International, and has a total of 13 years' experience in institutional and hedge fund sales.
Kwan, meanwhile, joins the bank from UBS Warburg's hedge fund sales.
Tom Royds, head of Asian equity sales at ABN Amro, said the hires would help grow the absolute returns business, using a platform that draws on the Dutch bank's fundamental Asian research.
More on People
Job changes in the derivatives, regulation and risk industry throughout Asia
Hoodless and Madaras among those suspended
Head of retail predicts appeal to conservative Canadian investors
UBS promotes Shane Edwards to head of global equity derivatives
Sign up for Risk.net email alerts
Sponsored video: Tradeweb
Multifonds talks to Custody Risk on being nominated for the Post-Trade Technology Vendor of the Year at the Custody Risk Awards 2014
Sponsored webinar: IBM Risk Analytics
Nominated for two technology awards
There are no comments submitted yet. Do you have an interesting opinion? Then be the first to post a comment.