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Moves through July 20, Financials edition

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.

July 20

*Wang Xiquan resignedas executive director and senior executive vice president of due to a change of job assignment.

*Mizuho Financial GroupInc. unit MizuhoSecurities Co. Ltd. hired Hiroshi Udagawa as deputy head of its equitiesdivision, Bloomberg News reported, citing a company spokesman.

*Homeloans Ltd. hasagreed to merge with RESIMAC Ltd. to create one of Australia's largest nonbanklenders. Current executive chairman and CEO of RESIMAC will be managing director ofthe merged entity. Scott McWilliam, current CEO of Homeloans, will be appointedas joint deputy managing director with Mary Ploughman, RESIMAC's executivedirector of securitization.

July 19

*Brett Wilson resignedas CFO of TOWER Ltd.and will continue to work until a replacement is appointed.

*New York Life Investment Management Asia Ltd. Tatsuo Mizutori head of office for their recently openedbranch in Japan. New York Life Investment Management Asia is part of New YorkLife Investment Management International, the international arm of .

*Tokio Marine HoldingsInc. said its board approved the appointment of Donald Sherman as an executive officer,effective Aug. 1.

*Infosys Ltd.appointed new headsfor its M&A and cloud, infrastructure and security divisions, Mint reported. Deepak Padaki replacesRitika Suri as head of M&A. Narsimha Rao Mannepalli will head CIS, as peran executive familiar with the development.

*UBS Group AGreappointed MatthewGrounds as head of investment banking for Asia-Pacific, The Australian Financial Review reported. Grounds will replaceMatthew Hanning.

*Credit Suisse GroupAG hiredPatrick No as head of its financial sponsors team in Asia-Pacific, FinanceAsia reported.

*MCB Bank Ltd.appointed Irfan AhmedHashmi as a director on its board, effective July 14. Hashmi replaces SarmadAmin in the role.

*Suncorp Group Ltd.appointed PatrickFarrell as head of investments, effective July 18.

July 18

*Sandeep Thapliyal will stepdown as RBL BankLtd.'s head of commercial and investment banking to become CEO ofAvendus Finance Pvt. Ltd., Mintreported, citing "two people aware of the development."Thapliyal will move toAvendus Finance by September.

*Allianz AustraliaLtd. appointed Glen Drinnan as general manager for corporateand New Zealand in the insurer's broker and agency division, effective Aug. 15.Drinnan succeeds Michael Pocknee, who was appointed as general manager fortailored underwriting solutions.

*Syndicate Bank Ltd.said Sanjay Anant Manjrekar ceased to be an officer employee director at the bankfollowing the completion of his three-year term, effective July 17.

* XLCatlin's insurance operations appointed Nicole Yates head of accident and health forAustralia.

*Southwest Securities Co.Ltd.'s board approved the appointment of Wu Jian as president, Reuters reported,citing a Chinese-language document.

*ESAF Microfinance submitted K. Paul Thomas' name as managing director andCEO of the bank to the Indian central bank. Thomas currently serves as chairmanof the company.

*BlackRock Inc.named Dominik Rohecountry head for Australia, Pensions& Investments reported, citing a spokeswoman in Hong Kong.

July 15

*Manappuram FinanceLtd. said Pradeep Saxena will step down as a director upon the completion of his term. 

*Central Bank of Indiasaid Gurbax Kumar Joshi has ceased to be workmen employee director on its board,effective July 9.

*UnionBank of thePhilippines appointed John Francis Pecana to be head of wholesalecredit with the rank of vice president, effective July 15.

*Samson David has lefthis roles as a senior vice president and global head of cloud, infrastructureand security at InfosysLtd., India's BusinessStandard reported.

July 14

*Fidelity Life Assurance Co.Ltd. appointed Nadine Tereora CEO, replacing Milton Jenningswho recently stepped down.  

*Deutsche Bank AG plansto name WernerSteinmueller CEO of Asia-Pacific.

*Industrial Bank ofKorea appointed Kang Nam-hee and Yang Chun-keun as seniorexecutive vice presidents.

* Fullerton Financial Holdings Pte. Ltd. Yeo Hong Ping to be chiefinvestment officer, Bloomberg News reported, citing "a person with knowledgeof the matter." Fullerton is an affiliate of Singapore state investmentfirm Temasek Holdings (Pvt.)Ltd..

* AllianzAustralia Ltd. appointedJulie Mitchell general manager of Victoria workers compensation replacing NormCockerell, effective July 15.

* StandardChartered Plc on July 14 appointed Rino Donosepoetro CEO of ,effective Sept. 1, according to TheJakarta Globe. Donosepoetro replaces Shee Tse Koon, who left the bank July11 to pursue a new career.