ABN AMRO is adding to its Singapore financial markets team. The four internal hires join from the bank's offices in London, the US, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Michiel Schwartz will head the Asia-Pacific credit markets group after having run the bank's global leveraged finance business in London. David Crammond moves to Singapore from New York, where he was the North America head of structured sales. He joins the Asia-Pacific financial markets group as senior vice president responsible for structured credit sales.

Arief Ariyana and Yap Sim Woon, the Indonesia and Malaysia heads of credit portfolio management, will relocate to Singapore to join the Asia-Pacific credit portfolio management team in the diversified clients sector. Ariyana will focus on the industrial, consumer, chemical and services sectors while Yap will concentrate on construction, real estate, development, shipping, transport and technology.

"We are very pleased to announce these new appointments as they will bring with them a wealth of international experience," says David Wong, regional head for financial markets. "Singapore is the regional hub for financial markets and we will continue to grow and focus our resources in key businesses where we see solid growth, such as asset securitization, project finance advisory, syndication, fixed income and trade finance."