RBC hires Australia-based product chief

Asia-PacificRBC Investor & Treasury Services has hired Marian Azer as head of investor and treasury services product management in Asia-Pacific. Azer will also take on the role of chief operating officer, global client coverage, for Australia. “Marian joins us at an exciting time for our Australian business, where we have invested in new technology and people to enhance our business and position us for future growth in this strategically important market,” said David Travers, head of investor and treasury services in Australia. Azer joins from JP Morgan Chase, where she was head of product, investor services. She has also worked for Mercer and BNP Paribas. RBC Investor & Treasury Services recently hired David Brown as head of global client coverage for Australia. ©2017 funds global asia

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