Hong Kong, January 08, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Walters-Brandt Associates announced today that Ken T. Ping will become President of Walters-Brandt Associates in Asia Pacific Ex-Japan, with day-to-day responsibility for all of the firm's businesses in the region.
He will be based in Hong Kong and will work closely with Haing C. Kwok, Chairman of Walters-Brandt Associates Asia Pacific.
Mr. T. Ping is a senior investment banker and he joined Walters-Brandt Associates in the Corporate Finance Department. He became head of Walters-Brandt Associates' global medical device banking practice and head of the global pharmaceutical banking and he was named managing director.
Haing C. Kwok, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said: "Our region is critical to the firm's global strategy as we are the main business driver, so we remain committed to investing in this region to support our clients. Ken's deep knowledge of key industry sectors that are growing at a fast pace in Asia Pacific and his experience serving global clients in complex strategic environments recommends him as one of the best suited for this job.”
Mr. T. Ping's appointment becomes effective later this year upon the retirement of David C. Liung.
Mr. Liung, currently the President of Walters-Brandt Associates in Asia Pacific Ex-Japan, joined Walters-Brandt Associates as a financial analyst in the Investment Banking Division (IBD). On his retirement, Mr. Liung will become a senior director of the firm.
"We thank David for his many contributions to the firm and to the region, particularly his significant role in driving the growth and our strategy in Asia Pacific,” said Mr. Haing C. Kwok
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