Deutsche Bank has announced the hiring of Tom Tung-Chien Lin as director and Taiwan equity sales specialist to be based in Taipei. Lin joins Deutsche from Lehman Brothers where he was head of equity sales in the Taipei branch. Prior to that Lin worked in Hong Kong with Merrill Lynch.

From 1 May 2004 Lin will report to Alex Lee, Deutsche's head of global equities, Taiwan.

In response to Lin's appointment Lee states that, "The development of our Taiwan equities business is a strategic priority for Deutsche Bank's global equities business in Asia and the progress made in developing the business is well reflected in our rankings amongst foreign brokers. The addition of Tom Lin to the team in Taipei adds further depth to our already dynamic business."