The firm hires Carol Chen from UBS and Michelle Ho from HSBC to cover Greater China from the Lion City. They’ll work in tandem with Januar Tjandra, based in Hong Kong.
Pakorn Boonyakurkul is focusing on ultra wealthy entrepreneurs in China and wants to add a raft of senior staff as the firm strives to double AUM to $50 billion in three years.
The firm appoints Pakorn Boonyakurkul from HSBC Private Bank, with Joanna Chu reverting to Hong Kong market head. HSBC is understood to have lost Carole Cheung, and speculation suggests she may join Boonyakurkul at Barclays.