Swiss private banking group Credit Suisse is expanding its Asia Pacific team with a series of new hires, Citywire Asia can reveal.
Based in Hong Kong it has appointed James Scully as managing director and head of product sales, and Robert Cheeseman as director and head of prime derivatives services.
Scully comes from BNP Paribas where he was head of securities lending and synthetic sales trading for Asia ex-Japan. Prior to that he was with Nomura’s prime brokerage group in London and Hong Kong.
Cheeseman joins from Morgan Stanley, where he was the Asia head of listed derivatives execution. Before Morgan Stanley, he was with Goldman Sachs in listed derivatives sales trading in Hong Kong and London.
Both Scully and Cheeseman will commence work in August and May respectively.
Joining from Bank of America Merrill Lynch is Kieran Murphy. He will start in July as director and head of prime consulting.
Credit Suisse has expanded its team in Australia as well. Eugene Budovsky and Melissa Cooper will be joining the group as the head of low touch for Australia.
Budovsky joins from Deutsche Bank, where he led the equities execution business in Australia. He will come on-board in August.
Cooper, commencing work in June, was previously the head of low touch sales Australia at the Australian Securities Exchange. Prior to that, she was in the trading division of Citigroup.