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State Street Announces South East Asia Head

Vanessa Doctor Asia Correspondent 4 October 2013

State Street Announces South East Asia Head

State Street Global Services, the US-based investment management firm, has named a new head for South East Asia.

Elizabeth Sok-Gek Chia took over as head of global services for South East Asia and Singapore branch manager in 27 September 2013. Chia, who previously served as managing director and head of client development at BNP Paribas Securities Services, is now responsible for building the company's business with new and existing clients in Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia and Thailand, while leading the Singapore office. Before BNP, she worked for DBS Bank and Deutsche Bank Asia-Pacific.

Chia replaced Nick Wright, who has moved back to London as global services chief operating officer for EMEA, and reports to Ian Martin, senior vice president and head of SSGS for South Asia and Pacific.

State Street Global Services covers various industry segments, including alternative investment funds, banks, wealth managers, collective funds and government entities.

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