The Swiss banking group is on a hiring campaign in Asia-Pacific. The Thai market has grown in size in recent years as several Western banks seek to enter the market.
Credit Suisse took a number of nominations for Thailand, highlighting how this lender and other international peers have targeted the growing ranks of high net worth people in the country.
The Zurich-listed bank said Thidatip Thitikarunwong (pictured) has joined and is based in Bangkok. As Team Leader, she will lead a new onshore group in Thailand, which includes account managers Nakkagamon Manosri and Naphak Tachasiriamorn, to help fuel the growth of the Credit Suisse franchise in the Southeast Asian country. . Previously, she worked at CIMB Thailand where she led the private banking team. Thitikarunwong has 20 years of experience in various leadership and relationship management roles, including 10 years with Citibank Thailand and UOB Thailand.
The other members are account managers Nakkagamon (Ying) Manosri and Naphak (Nahm) Tachasiriamorn.
Nakkagamon (Ying) Manosri joined as MR in early September. She was previously at CIMB Thailand where she was RM for her private banking activities. She has 10 years of relationship management experience with CIMB Thailand, DBS Vickers and Bank of Ayudhya (Krungsri). Previously, she spent a total of seven years with KasikornBank and Siam Commercial Bank.
Naphak (Nahm) Tachasiriamorn joined as MR in early September. She has worked in the financial industry for 20 years and has spent the last eight years with CIMB Thailand, DBS Vickers and Bank of Ayudhya (Krungsri). Prior to that, she worked at MFC Asset Management, HSBC and Standard Chartered.
“Thailand is a key strategic growth market for Credit Suisse, and we continue to develop our wealth management franchise to seize the vast opportunities in the wealth management industry there. We remain deeply committed to growing our team in Thailand and have hired three senior bankers who will enhance our wealth management offerings and services to bring our best-in-class platform and solutions to our clients there ”, Edwin Tan, Manager wealth management. for onshore and responsible for investment solutions and consulting in Thailand, said.
In mid-2020, the bank made net hires (taking into account both departures and arrivals) of RM50 in North and South Asia.
Earlier this week, this press service reported that Credit Suisse had appointed five team leaders who will cover its activities in North Asia.
Separately, see here for an analysis of the evolution of the wealth industry in Thailand in terms of taxation and regulation.