Standard Chartered announced today that it has hired Simon Walker from RBC Global Services as Senior Business Development Manager, Custody Sales, for the UK and Continental European markets.
Based in London, Walker will head Standrad Chartered’s sales efforts in the UK and Europe. At RBC, he was latterly Senior Manager in their Worldwide Agent Network, with overall charge of their Asia-Pacific regional subcustodian network. Walker previously worked at Natwest Investment Services, where he started his career.
“We are reinforcing our position as the leading regional custodian in Asia by hiring top industry talents,” says Paul Hedges, Group Head of Custody Sales at Standard Chartered. “With his valuable perspectives in client relationships and deep understanding of the Asian markets, Simon has an important role to play and contribution to make as we continue to build closer partnerships with our clients and give them the strategic support they need. With 150 years’ of specialist experience behind us, we have our finger firmly on the pulse of the emerging markets. This makes us ideally placed to help our clients successfully navigate Asia’s complex markets, to tap the tremendous potential and harness the growth opportunities that Asia offers.”