FX people moves: HSBC expands global FX team in Asia
HSBC has been busy expanding its global FX team in the Asia-Pacific region with five new hires.
Clyde Choi has been appointed head of EM FX trading, Asia-Pacific. Choi was previously co-head of Asian macro interest rate and FX trading at UBS Singapore. Choi reports locally to Hossein Zaimi, head of FX and metals Asia-Pacific, and functionally to Mark Johnson, global head of FX cash trading.
In Japan, Ryuichi Atsuta has been appointed director, head of FX trading. He was previously head of FX Japan at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Japan. Atsuta reports to Kosuke Hanao, HSBC’s head of FX in Japan.
In Singapore, Guy Dickinson has been appointed director, head of FX trading and Joanne Ng has joined as head of institutional FX sales.
Dickinson was previously a director at Barclays and managed its Australian, Canadian and New Zealand dollar currency trading across Asia. He reports to Amit Gupta, managing director, head of global markets in Singapore.
Ng reports to Amar Darira, managing director, head of institutional sales, Singapore. She was previously executive director of the fixed income, currency and commodities division at Goldman Sachs, Hong Kong.
In Korea, Sean Jeon has been appointed head of institutional FX sales.