June 21, 2010

Deutsche Bank augments Asian equity sales coverage with five appointments

Deutsche Bank announced today it has appointed Murray Wilson as Head of Research Sales, Asia ex-Japan, and made four additional hires across sales trading and electronic trading coverage in Hong Kong, Mumbai, Singapore and Taipei. All appointments are effective immediately.

Rob Ebert, Head of the Institutional Client Group – Equity, Asia, said: “We will continue to expand our Asian equity sales coverage in the coming months, consolidating our leading position in key market segments across the region.”  

Mr Wilson transfers to Hong Kong from Deutsche Bank in New York, where he was Head of International Sales. He reports to Mr Ebert and is responsible for equity research sales in Asia. Mr Wilson brings a broad range of equity sales experience across markets in Asia, Europe and the United States as well as global emerging market sales.

Philip Tiffin joins as a Director and Head of Equity Sales Trading for Taiwan and reports to Marlon Sanchez, Head of Sales Trading for Asia. Mr Tiffin is based in Taipei and previously worked at Morgan Stanley, where he was Head of Sales Trading, Asia. Prior to this, he was a Partner and Head of Trading at Tantallon Capital Advisors and a Sales Trader at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong.

Sachin Kochhar joins as a Director and Equity Sales Trader in India from JP Morgan, where he was also a Sales Trader. Mr Kochhar is based in Mumbai and reports to P Gopinath, Head of Sales Trading for India.

James Harwood transfers to Singapore from Deutsche Bank in London as a Director, Autobahn Equity Sales, with a focus on clients based in South East Asia. He reports to Greg Lee, Head of Autobahn Equity Asia, Deutsche Bank’s leading electronic equity trading platform.

Richard Sheridan transfers to Hong Kong from Deutsche Bank in London as Vice President, Autobahn Equity Sales Trading. Mr Sheridan previously worked as a sales trader on the Autobahn equity algorithmic trading desk at Deutsche Bank in London. He reports to Mr Lee.

Mark Davis, Head of Equity and Equity-Linked Execution Sales, Asia, said: “These appointments enhance our already strong equity execution team, taking our service capabilities to a new level as we target further expansion of our Asian platform.”

For further information, please contact:

Deutsche Bank AG                                

Mark Bennewith                                
Phone: +65 6423 8413        
E-Mail: mark.bennewith@db.com        


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