Mar 14, 2013
Hong Kong/ Singapore, March 13th 2013 - ABN AMRO Private Banking is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Pollock as Head of Private Banking North Asia per 13 May 2013. As a member of the Asia & Middle East Private Banking Management Team and the Hong Kong Country Management Team, Ian will be responsible for the management and further development of our private banking business in North Asia and will be based in Hong Kong.
Having spent the better part of his 30-year career in Hong Kong, Ian is a well known and respected executive in this region. He was most recently the CEO for VP Bank in Asia and has previously held senior regional management positions, including as Deputy CEO, COO and CFO, at Julius Baer, HSBC Private Bank and Republic National Bank of New York.
Hugues Delcourt, CEO of ABN AMRO Private Banking Asia & Middle East said, “We are very excited to welcome Ian to the team. His extensive experience in the wealth management industry and intimate knowledge of the region make him the ideal person to drive the continued growth of our North Asia business.”
“We are looking forward to his stewardship in further developing our business in Hong Kong and North Asia. This key appointment shows our commitment to continue growing in this region and delivering value to our clients,” said Maaike Steinebach, Country Executive ABN AMRO Hong Kong.
Ian succeeds Arjan de Boer, who has successfully led ABN AMRO's private banking business in North Asia for the past three years. Having been part of the bank's senior management in the region since late 2005, Arjan will now pursue a new senior opportunity within ABN AMRO’s global organisation, details of which will be announced in due course.
Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker