Citibank Global Securities Services announced today the appointment of Samuel Lau as Vice President, Regional Sales and Account Manager for Intermediaries in Asia. In this role, Mr. Lau has responsibilities for client management and marketing of services provided by Global Securities Services to broker / dealers, global custodians and government central depositories and stock exchanges in Asia.
He reports to Mike Sleightholme, Head of Global Securities Services for Intermediaries in Asia.
Prior to joining Citibank, Lau was Head of North Asia Investor Services for Bank of New York. He also held regional client management positions with Deutsche Bank AG, JP Morgan Chase and Clearstream Banking based in Hong Kong since 1993. Lau has an MBA from University of San Francisco and a BA from National Taiwan University.
Citibank is celebrating its 100th anniversary in Asia. It entered the securities services business 35 years ago and has consistently received top rankings in independent surveys, including being the Top-Rated Agent Bank in 13 markets in Asia by Global Custodian magazine.