Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is continuing its expansion into the Asia equity space with a series of senior appointments across its trading desks.
Akihiro Ohara has been appointed head of sales trading for Japan. Ohara joins from Nomura Securities where he occupied the same role for the last seven years. He will focus on servicing key institutional accounts for all their trading needs.
Lloyd Michaels has been appointed as head of 1 Delta products sales for Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong. Michaels has been in the industry for 14 years and has been working with Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and UBS in equity roles. Michaels will spearhead the development of the Delta 1 business.
Philip Cheung has been appointed as hybrid equity sales. He joins from Standard Chartered where he has been working for the past five years as hybrid equity sales and equity sales trader. His responsibilities will include expanding the bank’s cash equity business and integrating the JIAsia research product.