Société Générale announced today (January 4) the appointment of Yang Duan from Standard Chartered as head of its global markets division for China.
Yang replaces Gilbert Tse, who was appointed head of Lyxor Asset Management for China recently.
Yang, who had been head of sales and fixed income for China at StanChart, will be based in Hong Kong.
He reports to Andrew Wardle, SocGen’s Asia-Pacific head of global markets, and Frank Drouet, Asia-Pacific deputy head of global markets.
In a statement, the bank said: “Yang’s wealth of experience and business connections will help drive the development of the global markets flow trading platform as well as strengthening the bank’s reach to Chinese corporate clients.”
Yang has previously worked for Bear Stearns, Calyon and Credit Lyonnais. He holds a master’s degree in mathematics from Wuhan University in China as well as a diploma from Essec business school in France.