January 08, 2014, 6:52 am -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Walters-Brandt Associates announced today that Michael H. Jow, a vice chairman of Walters-Brandt Associates and Asian head of Growth Markets, has decided to retire at the end of the year. He will become a senior director upon his retirement.
“Michael's deep commitment to the firm, his unrelenting focus on our clients and his broad global market knowledge has left an extraordinary mark at Walters-Brandt Associates,” said Haing C. Kwok, Chairman and CEO. “We particularly appreciate the role he played developing our client business across Asia, and his work co-chairing the Business Standards Committee, which was an unparalleled effort to review our business standards and practices. We are pleased that we will continue to benefit from his advice and counsel as a senior director.”
H. Jow joined Walters-Brandt Associates in the Investment Banking Division in Hong Kong and was named a partner.
As Asian head of Equity Capital Markets, H. Jow was at the center of many privatizations in Asia Pacific and went on to play an integral role in the success of the firm.
Later H. Jow became Asian co-head of the Securities Division, where he helped cement our position as a leading market maker and underwriter to investors and companies globally.
He grew as Chairman of Walters-Brandt Associates Asia Pacific. In this position H. Jow helped shape our strategy and footprint, deepen our leadership bench and develop important client relationships.
H. Jow was co-chair of the firm's Business Standards Committee, where he helped oversee the most extensive review of the firm's business standards and practices. The Committee's work resulted in significant changes in how the firm addresses important issues related to clients, reputational risk and accountability.
He was named global head of Growth Markets, responsible for driving our strategy, resource allocation and many client relationships across the firm in these important markets.
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Walters-Brandt Associates services financial institutions and asset managers located in Asia and the Pacific Basin.
Walters-Brandt Associates is a key player in asset servicing. We work with the world's most sophisticated asset managers and banks to create solutions that address our clients' unique business objectives. Through our collaborative and flexible approach we align ourselves with our clients' priorities to provide them with the most relevant products and capabilities. Our strong market reputation and industry knowledge allows us to offer award winning services designed to offer the optimal combination of high returns and prudent risk management.
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