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People Moves: BNP appoints new APAC primary markets chief; Westpac names new Asia markets boss

By NexChange
Capital Markets

BNP appoints new head of primary markets for Asia-Pacific. Frank Kwong, BNP Paribas’ long-time syndicate man, has been appointed head of primary markets for Asia-Pacific by the French firm.

He retains his role as head of Asia-Pacific bond syndicate, but will now have oversight over the fixed income group and securitization, among others. He will continue to be based in Hong Kong. Global Capital

Westpac names new Asia head of financial markets. Sneha Sanghvi, a former fixed income sales, structuring, and trading heavy, was recently named head of financial markets for Asia by Westpac.

Sanghvi joins the Australian bank after two years in Unilever, where she held the role of finance director, covering commodities and chemicals for the British-Dutch multinational. Prior to that, she was a managing director for Morgan Stanley, and had also worked at HSBC. She will be based in Singapore and will report to Balaji Swaminathan, Westpac’s Singapore-based general manager, as well as to Michael Correa, the firm’s Syndey-based head of corporate and international origination and distribution. Finance Asia
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