RETAIL BANKING | Staff Reporter, Hong Kong

Citi Private Bank appoints Roger Bacon as head of investments for Asia Pacific

Citi Private Bank has appointed Roger Bacon as Head of Investments for Asia Pacific.

In his new role, Bacon will lead the Asia Pacific Investments business for the Private Bank, including asset allocation, product advice, and execution across capital markets and managed investments. He succeeds So-Yon Sohn, who has moved to a new role in Global Markets and Investor Sales within Citi. Bacon will report to Eduardo Martinez Campos, Global Head of Investments for Citi Private Bank and Bassam Salem, Asia Pacific Chief Executive Officer of Citi Private Bank, and will continue to be based in Hong Kong.

Bacon was most recently the Head of Managed Investments and Advisory for Asia Pacific since 2010. In that role, he oversaw the build-out of all product-based, portfolio management and advisory solutions for the Private Bank in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to Citi, he was the Head of the Hedge Fund Business with Union Bancaire Privée in London and has also held roles with the Rothschild Family Office, JP Morgan Fleming Asset Management, Jardine Fleming Investment Management and Fleming Investment Management in London, Hong Kong and Luxembourg.

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