Bank of America has elevated 74 people in its global markets unit to managing director, but few of them are based in Asia. There are some exceptions, however, and the vast majority of these newly promoted Asian MDs work in Bank of America’s Hong Kong office. Here are five new Hong Kong MDs at BoA (if you know of any others, please leave a comment at the bottom of this article).
Rohan Almeida, APAC FICC COO
Almeida has been with BoA since 2004 when he joined its EMEA corporate audit team following a seven-year stint at PwC. He moved to Asia in 2017 as head of regulatory reform for Asia Pacific and took on his current role a year later.
Josephine Kim, head of Asia execution services sales
Before joining Bank of America, Kim worked in equities electronic trading at Credit Suisse from 2007 to 2010. She began her career at Morgan Stanley in 2000, according to her LinkedIn profile.
Vincent Littke, head of Asian distressed and par trading
Littke worked in risk management for Deutsche Bank from 2000 to 2005 and became a principal investments trader at the German firm in 2007 after completing his MBA. He moved to BoA in 2014 following stints at Credit Agricole, Credit Suisse, and SC Lowy.
Nathan Zibilich, chairman of APAC equity research recommendations committee
Zibilich joined BoA in 2011 in an equity specialist sales role focused on metals and mining, and oil and gas. This followed a seven-year spell at JP Morgan, latterly as head of Asia metals and mining equity research. He was promoted into his current job in 2018.
Gregory David, Delta One index trader
David is an equity derivatives trader on the APAC index swap and inventory management desk, according to his LinkedIn profile. He joined BoA in 2014, having worked for Societe Generale as a Delta One index trader for more than five years.
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