BNP Paribas hires Leung for GECD Greater China region
04 December 2012
News, Asia, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
By Asia Asset Management
BNP Paribas Global Equities and Commodity Derivatives (GECD) Asia Pacific has appointed Hugo Leung as head of GECD, Greater China, and deputy CEO for BNP Paribas Securities (Asia) Limited, effective immediately. He will represent GECD Asia Pacific in developments with market regulators and exchanges across the Greater China region and track regulatory evolution and its impact on GECD’s businesses in these markets. Mr. Leung will supervise the representative office of BNP Paribas Equities (Asia) Ltd in Shanghai and BNP Paribas Securities (Taiwan) Co Ltd for GECD.
In his expanded role, Mr. Leung will bring cohesion to numerous existing client initiatives focusing on China equity and equity related products. He will develop client relationships and business opportunities centred around the needs of Chinese institutional clients, including asset managers, sovereign wealth funds, commercial banks and securities companies across Hong Kong, mainland China and Taiwan.
Mr. Leung will continue to manage the equity syndicate function, with a strong focus on Greater China deal flow. He has amassed 20 years of experience in Asian equities, especially in the capital and secondary equity markets. Mr. Leung joined Peregrine in 1993 and has been working in different capacities during his tenure at the BNP Paribas Group. His latest role with the bank was head of equity syndicate and corporate equity for BNP Paribas, Asia Pacific. He will continue to report to Pierre Rousseau, CEO for BNP Paribas GECD Asia Pacific in his new role.
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