Xiaomin Qian has joined ING Wholesale Banking's China team with immediate effect. He takes on the title of managing director, corporate clients China and will assume responsibility for maintaining and developing INGÆs key client relationships in the market.

QianÆs role will also include supporting the cross-selling of the bankÆs Greater China product capabilities.

He takes the new job in INGÆs Shanghai offices and will directly report to Jean-Francois Gillard, country manager for Hong Kong and China, as well as Malcolm Brown, head of corporate clients, Asia.

He makes the move to ING from JS Investment Consulting, where he held the post of partner at the boutique financial services provider. Over his career, Qian has also held positions such at UBS, where he spent five years being involved in the set-up of its Greater China risk management and debt business operations.

Other roles include a portfolio manager position at Yield Management Group in Canada and a lecturing position in the New Brunswick government.