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October 17, 2012 -

BNP Paribas Wealth Management Announces Key Appointments in Asia Pacific to Strengthen its Client-Servicing Capabilities

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BNP Paribas Wealth Management solidifies its Wealth Planning Solutions and Key Clients Group in Asia Pacific to strengthen its client-servicing capabilities.

Brian Kenyon was appointed Regional Head of Wealth Planning Solutions for Asia Pacific in August, based in Singapore. In his expanded role, he oversees the development, strategy and organisation of Wealth Planning Solutions, which covers Wealth Planning Services and Trust and Fiduciary Services, in addition to his original capacity as Head of Trust and Structuring Administration for Asia Pacific. In the latter capacity he acts as Managing Director of the Singapore Trust Company. Before moving to Singapore in July 2011, Brian was Chairman of BNP Paribas Jersey Trust Corporation Limited in Jersey.

Berry Wong joined BNP Paribas Wealth Management in early October as Regional Head of Wealth Planning Services, Asia Pacific, reporting to Brian Kenyon. Based in Hong Kong, Berry is responsible for enhancing Wealth Planning Services platform to build and strengthen client relationships. Berry has more than 17 years of experience in the banking and trust industry, and most recently he was with HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA as a Senior Director of Wealth Planning based in Hong Kong, covering Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, and Philippines markets.

Anton Wong was appointed Head of Key Clients Group, Asia Pacific, in early October, based in Hong Kong. In his expanded role, Anton will lead the development of BNP Paribas Wealth Management’s Key Clients strategy and platform in the region, including developing customised solutions and cross-selling with Corporate & Investment Bank. Anton joined the bank in October 2011 as Managing Director for Key Clients Group. Prior to this, he was Director, Solution Partners, at Credit Suisse Private Bank, specialising in customised solutions for ultra high net worth clients and cross-selling efforts. Prior to that, Anton worked for TD Securities and Price Waterhouse in New York.

Angela Yang joined BNP Paribas Wealth Management in July as Key Clients Solutions Manager, reporting to Anton Wong, Head of Key Clients Group, Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong. Angela joined from Citi Private Bank where she was a Relationship Manager servicing ultra high net worth clients. Prior to that, she worked for Credit Suisse, UBS Wealth Management and Investment Bank, as well as Merrill Lynch.

Mrs. Mignonne Cheng, Chairman and CEO of BNP Paribas Wealth Management Asia Pacific, says, “At BNP Paribas Wealth Management, client is our top priority. We see Wealth Planning Solutions and Key Clients Group as integral parts of our offerings. As such, these strategic appointments add to our existing wealth of expertise to provide top-class services to our clients, and solidify our foundations to further expand our business in the region.”
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