Saxo Bank Hong Kong has appointed former AQUMON Head of Sales and Marketing as its new Head of Wealth Management.
Online trading and investment specialist Saxo Bank HK appointed Ken Shih as Head of Wealth Management, Greater China, to strengthen the brand's presence in the region.
Reporting to Manish Prasad, Head of Asset Management, APAC, Shih will supervise all aspects of Saxo Bank's wealth management strategy and offerings in Greater China while also building Saxo Bank's digital wealth management business in the region. As he is based in Hong Kong, Shih will also report to Richard Douglas, Hong Kong region CEO.
A veteran in the finance industry, Shih has previously held senior sales and strategy positions at HSBC, UBS, JPMorgan Chase and other top financial institutions in the US and Hong Kong. For the past three years, Shih has served as Head of Sales and Marketing at Hong Kong-based fintech startup AQUMON, where he has successfully grown a substantial client base and elevated the company's brand in digital wealth management space.
Commenting on his appointment, Shih says:
"I'm excited to take on this role and help Saxo accelerate its Wealth Management expansion in Greater China. Saxo is an excellent company with 30 years of experience pioneering in the Fintech space. With a strong technology stack, talented individuals firm-wide, a broad range of access to global markets and products, and a deep understanding of clients, I have no doubt we can deliver a top-notch digital wealth management service and experience for the investors. I'm a strong believer that anything worth doing in life is not going to be easy, so I embrace this challenge head-on. Looking forward to bringing immediate value to the team and helping our clients achieve their wealth goals."