Maybank has made two senior appointments to its transaction banking team.

Mahadir bin Manap has been named head of transaction banking for Malaysia while Melvin Chia is now global head of products and channels at the bank.

Manap joined Maybank in 2011 and has 19 years’ industry experience. He is responsible for cash management, trade and supply chain finance, securities services and financial institutions.

He was most recently global head of products cash and trade, and has also held positions such as global head of cash management and head of trade and supply chain financing.

The experienced Chia has been at Maybank since 2011. He previously worked across a range of roles for Deutsche Bank, ABN Amro and Standard Chartered.