Westpac makes Singapore inroads

The hire follows the transfer of Stephanie Ong to Singapore from Westpac’s institutional FX sales desk in Sydney at the start of April. Jaslyn Lim, who works for the bank in Singapore, completes the three-person team, said David Beale, Westpac’s co-head of institutional FX sales in London.

Ong and Lim report to Young, who in turn answers to Beale in the UK and to Hugh Killen, Beale’s fellow co-head of institutional FX sales in Sydney.

Beale said the bank is boosting its presence on the ground