ING Private Banking has announced the appointment of Mark Chan as managing director, head of marketing China.

Chan will direct a team of close to 30 people, including 16 relationship managers, and will report to Sermon Kwan, managing director and head of the Greater China region for ING Private Banking Asia.

öWe have a strong commitment to China, a market which has experienced huge business in recent years," says Chan. "WeÆre thrilled to strengthen our team even further with MarkÆs appointment and extend him a very warm welcome.ö

Chan's 30-year career includes his most recent role as managing director, private wealth management, head of Greater China at Deutsche Bank, a position he held for six years. Prior to this, he spent eight years as executive director, head of Taiwan and China at BNP Paribas Private Bank. He has also worked at Citibank, the First National Bank of Chicago and the Bank of Montreal.