ABN AMRO Managing Board has announced two new Managing Director appointments in Singapore and Taiwan. The appointments came into effect on January 1, 2003.

Eelko Bronkhorst has been made managing director, Singapore and Terry King the same in Taiwan.

Bronkhorst will continue as head, integrated energy Asia Pacific, ABN AMRO, a post he has held since January 1, 2001. His new title is managing director, integrated energy, regional head Asia Pacific, Singapore. He is responsible for client coverage in the oil & gas, power & utilities, chemicals and metals & mining industry sectors in Asia Pacific. Before that he was ABN AMRO's country manager in Korea from 1998 to 2000, deputy country manager for ABN AMRO Indonesia, responsible for corporate banking and structured finance, from 1996 to October 1998, and another five years with ABN AMRO in the US in various commercial banking functions where he covered amongst others the utilities and petrochemicals sectors. Bronkhorst holds a Master's degree in International & Corporate Law from State University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.

King, who becomes managing director, financial markets, Taiwan, was appointed as Country Representative of ABN AMRO Taiwan, as well as the head of financial markets of ABN AMRO Greater China Region in 2001. He has more than 20 years experience in banking. ABN AMRO acquired Continental Bank in 1988, where he was the head of treasury and corporate finance. King made ABN AMRO's Taiwan Treasury the largest market maker of the NT dollar swap market and a major player in the local FX and money market. He is also head of the training and development division of the Taiwan FX Development Committee and major source of reference for governmental officials and Taiwan Central Bank. King possesses a degree in Business Administration.

King will report to Robert Douch, global head of distribution, based in Amsterdam, while Bronkhorst will report to Huibert Boumeester, the Global Head of Integrated Energy in London.