Bank of America yesterday (Tuesday) announced the appointment of Naser Jaafar as vice president/executive director and Malaysian country head. Jaafar has 16 years corporate banking experience.

He was previously assigned to the bank's global treasury management office in Singapore, and has served in various positions in corporate banking, credit and customer service within the bank in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.

Prior to re-joining Bank of America in June 1996, Naser was the head of marketing for the corporate banking group of Deutsche Bank in Malaysia.