Daiwa Capital Markets has appointed Adam Cowperthwaite as head of equity derivatives sales for Asia, ex-Japan. Cowperthwaite, who will be based in Hong Kong, will report to Clarke Pitts, global head of equity derivatives in London, and Dominique Blanchard, global head of derivatives in Hong Kong.
Cowperthwaite was previously Asia-Pacific head of structured retail products at Credit Suisse in Hong Kong. He left the bank in April last year. He led the Swiss bank's structured retail products (SRP)