S&P Global MarketIntelligence presents a weekly rundown of select executive management and otherpersonnel moves at Asian financial institutions. The news items are listed byannouncement dates in reverse chronological order.
*Rabobank New ZealandLtd. appointed Daryl Johnson CEO, effective May 13. Johnsontakes over from interim CEO Crawford Taylor, New Zealand's Scoop reported.
*Masamichi Ishikawa retired as executive officer and general manager forMizuho Financial GroupInc.'s asset management company. The change will take effect Oct.1.
*Benjamin Diokno resigned as independent director of , effective June28.
*Credit Suisse GroupAG appointed Li Ping managing director for investmentbanking and capital markets in Shanghai. Summer Xia was named managing directorand chief Beijing representative of the investment banking and capital marketsteam, while Ma Jie was appointed director of the onshore coverage team.
*Mercer appointed SoonKian Lee to head its delegatedinvestment solutions business in Singapore, Pensions& Investments reported, citing a company release.
*Peter Tynan is steppingdown as CEO of Southern Cross Medical Care Society.
*UnionBank of thePhilippines has appointed Lalaine Ann Batac as deputy managementinformation system head under the bank's corporate planning group, with therole of assistant vice president effective July 11.
*QBE Insurance GroupLtd. appointed Andrew Broughton executive general manager forits corporate partners and direct teams. Broughton will assume office inJanuary 2017.
*A.N. Fonseka resignedas director of DFCC BankPlc, effective July 9.
*National Australia BankLtd. named Catherine Wolthuizen as independent customeradvocate for its retail and small-business customers. Wolthuizen will join thebank in August.
*Quek Kon Sean will stepdown as nonexecutivedirector of HongLeong Financial Group Bhd., Hong Leong Capital Bhd. and , effective July 9due to expiry of the tenure for the position.
*Members Equity BankLtd. has appointed Cheryl Bart director, effective July 1.
*Philippine VeteransBank appointed Senior Vice President Noel Malabag as head ofthe treasury group, Senior Vice President Leah Espino as branch banking grouphead and Vice President Anna Theresa Licaros as board secretary.
*HSBC Holdings Plcappointed Andrew Sillto be the new head of commercial banking for Malaysia, effective June 13, The Star reported, citing the bankinggroup.
*Mizuho Financial GroupInc. is adding more bankers to cover small and medium-sizedenterprises as part of efforts to increase its fee income, Bloomberg News reported.The company plans to increase the number of bankers who advise SMEs by about50% with Mizuho Securities Co.Ltd. transfers of about 150 to 200 people who handled individualclients to cover SMEs and middle-market firms.
*Agricultural Bank of ChinaLtd. appointed Liu Chengxu and Xia Zongyu as supervisorsrepresenting employees of the bank for a term of three years, effective July 5.
*TISCO Financial GroupPCL appointed Takashi Kurome as a director on the company'sboard, effective July 5, replacing Yasuro Yoshikoshi.
*IDFC Ltd. Vishal Kapoor CEO ofIDFC Asset Management Co.Ltd., Press Trust of India reported, citing the company. Kapoor isexpected to assume the role by September.
*ING Groep NVnamed GerritStoelinga regional head of wholesale banking in Asia, effective Sept. 1replacing Mark Newman, who will look after ING's retail banking business in Asia excluding Australia.