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DBS Hong Kong appoints Jeremy Kok as Head of Treasury & Markets

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Hong Kong, Singapore 3 January 2023 – DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy Kok as Head of Treasury & Markets (T&M), Hong Kong, with effect from 1 January 2023. He will oversee all aspects of the T&M division, driving business strategy across all functions including sales, trading, and fixed income. Jeremy will also be representing T&M as a member of the DBS Hong Kong Management Committee. 

Prior to this appointment, Jeremy held dual roles as the Regional Head of Credit Derivatives and Quant Tech Modelling. He is mainly responsible for managing market risk exposures, leading new product initiatives to meet evolving market demands, and setting the strategic direction for pricing models and systems development to drive the derivatives and structured products business. During his tenure, Jeremy also set up the Fund Structuring unit which launched T&M’s first Variable Capital Company fund in Singapore. 

Jeremy will succeed Tak Lap Leung (Tak), who will relinquish his role as Head of T&M Hong Kong and relocate to Singapore to focus on his role as Group Head of T&M Advisory Sales from 1 February 2023. Since joining DBS Hong Kong in 2003, Tak has been integral to the growth and success of T&M and has led the digital transformation of the business through embedding innovation and data.

Sebastian Paredes, Chief Executive Officer of DBS (Hong Kong) Limited, said, “I wish to thank Tak for his contributions to DBS Hong Kong. Under his capable leadership, the team has propelled the business to greater heights despite the difficult market environment in the past years. I would also like to congratulate Jeremy and I am sure his extensive experience and remarkable leadership will continue to build upon the success of the T&M business.”

Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker


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