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Asia COO, Wholesale Banking

  • Regional Leadership Role
  • MD Level
  • Expanding in Asia

Our Client is an International Banking Group with an established and growing presence in Asia. The Bank mainly engages in Corporate Banking, Institutional Banking, Transaction Banking and Global Markets business activities in Asia. As part of strategic growth in Asia, an outstanding leadership role has arisen for an experienced Banking Professional to join the Asia Management Team, based in Hong Kong.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Report to the Asia CEO, you will be in a key leadership role in the Asia management team driving the strategic development and facilitating in corporate planning and decisions-making for the Asia franchise.
  • Manage a team of business and functions COOs and work closely with countries, business and infrastructure functions leaders.
  • Engage in business initiatives and provide governance oversight on all business lines in the region.
  • Liaise with head office on global and regional strategies, working with the leadership team on cross-region engagements, large-scale new business initiatives, designing regional operating and organisational models, financial planning, business and organizational transformation.
  • Work together with Compliance, Legal, Risk Management and Finance to strengthen regional governance and regulatory relations, promote a strong risk and compliance culture.
  • Drive operational efficiency improvement and technology platform enhancement activities.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified, MBA would be advantageous.
  • Minimum 15+ years relevant experience in Banking including 5+ years in a senior regional leadership capacity.
  • Familiarity to Corporate Banking, Transaction Banking, Institutional Banking and / or Global Markets products and businesses.
  • Mixed experience across Front Office Banking, Business COO, Business / Group Strategy, Transformation and / or Governance.
  • Sound knowledge of Asia banking regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.
  • Willingness to travel.

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