Deutsche Bank has appointed Kevin King (pictured) and Stella Lau as managing directors and market heads of north Asia wealth management.
Based in Hong Kong and Singapore respectively, King will join Deutsche’s international private bank in March, while Lau will join in April. Both will report to Kanas Chan, head of the international private bank for north Asia.
“With deep market knowledge and strong connections across various business communities within the region, Kevin and Stella are well positioned to accelerate our growth ambitions in North Asia. I am confident that these senior appointments will strengthen our leading market player position,” said Chan.
“Asia Pacific is a growing region. To leverage the opportunities and best meet our clients’ evolving needs, we will continue to hire the best talent in the industry as we take our business to the next level,” said Jinyee Young, head of the international private bank for Asia Pacific.
King will join Deutsche from BNP Paribas, where he has been the head of the China market. Prior to that, he was the global market manager of the China team at Citi Private Bank. He also worked for Bank Sarasin, UBS and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.
Lau joins from Credit Suisse, where she was market leader for China. She began her wealth management career at Citibank and has held China market lead roles also with JPMorgan, UBS and Standard Chartered.
Deutsche has made a number of hires lately from Credit Suisse, including Johanes Oeni, who joined as head of the international private bank in southeast Asia, and Serene Wee, who joined as senior client partner for southeast Asia wealth management.