Standard Chartered has appointed Tee Choon Hong as managing director, regional head of capital markets for North East Asia. Tee is based in Hong Kong and will report directly to Christian Wait, global head of capital markets.

In his new role, Tee has been tasked to encourage and facilitate cross-fertilisation among products within capital markets. He will also pursue additional business opportunities from existing clients in areas such as pre and post-issuance hedging involving rates, FX, commodities, credit and equities.

Tee brings to Standard Chartered 20 years of experience in capital markets. He spent 10 years with Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong as managing director. Before that, he held positions at Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong, Bankers Trust International in London and Nikko Securities in Tokyo and London.

“Standard Chartered aims to expand and deepen the coverage and products in the newer markets across Asia, Africa and the Middle East to better meet the growing client demands. Tee comes with vast experience in debt capital markets and is well-placed to help us achieve our goals and propel the bank forward in the North East Asian markets,” says Wait.