Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Deutsche Bank builds Vietnam team


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The German bank transfers Tom Nguyen from London to Ho Chi Minh City to head the equities business in Vietnam.
Deutsche Bank announced yesterday that it has appointed Tom Nguyen as director and head of equities in Vietnam, effective immediately.

He will be responsible for building Deutsche Bank’s Vietnamese equity markets platform by strengthening the bank’s local equity research, trading support and investment services.

Nguyen transfers from Deutsche Bank in London, where he was formerly head of United States equity sales in Europe. In this new role, Nguyen will be based in Ho Chi Minh City and report to Colin Fan, head of global markets equities in Asia.

"Tom’s extensive experience in US and European equity markets will provide valuable insight and perspective for our local clients and the growing number of investors participating in the Vietnamese stockmarket," says Fan.

Before moving to London with Deutsche Bank, Nguyen managed a number of large US institutional investor accounts as a regional equity sales manager at Deutsche Bank in Chicago. Prior to this, Nguyen was a vice president in equity sales at Merrill Lynch in Chicago and held senior sales positions at Hewlett Packard.

He began his career in strategy consulting, where he focused on conducting primary research for US companies looking to invest in Vietnam.