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RBC Wealth Management Makes Raft Of Hong Kong, Singapore Hires

Tom Burroughes Group Editor 9 July 2024

RBC Wealth Management Makes Raft Of Hong Kong, Singapore Hires

The Canadian wealth management house makes a number of appointments in Singapore and Hong Kong.

RBC Wealth Management has made a number of hires in the Asia-Pacific market. The roles are all newly created, a spokesperson for RBC told this publication when asked about the matter.

Daniel Soo has joined RBC in Singapore as managing director and market head. Soo has 28 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry covering the Southeast Asia and Greater China markets. He is joining from UBS, where he was MD and market team head; previously, Soo was at Credit Suisse and Standard Chartered Private Bank.

Lawrence Yap has also joined RBC in Singapore as an executive director. Prior to RBC, Yap spent eight years at Credit Suisse and has held senior positions at Standard Chartered Private Bank and HSBC Private Bank.

The firm has also added hires in Hong Kong.

Joe Lau is named as executive director and team head, bringing more than 25 years’ experience in the banking industry across Hong Kong, Singapore, China and the US. He is joining from Credit Suisse, where he was a director and team leader, Greater China Market.

Sarah Tan is also appointed as executive director. She was most recently at EFG Bank as an executive director and brings 25 years of private banking experience in Hong Kong, Singapore and Switzerland.

Another joiner is Ada Wang, ED. Wang, who was previously director for wealth management at Credit Suisse, has more than 20 years’ banking sector experience. 

Other hires:

Christy Yuan, ED has spent over 25 years in the private banking and wealth management industry covering Greater China markets. She is joining from Credit Suisse in Hong Kong where she was a director.

Danny Zhao, director has more than 17 years of experience in the private banking industry across Greater China. Most recently, he was a vice president at Credit Suisse.


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