RBC Wealth Management, part of Royal Bank of Canada, has named Andrew Turczyniak as head of Asia.
In his new role, Turczyniak will be based in Hong Kong and will be responsible for building RBC Wealth Management’s business in Asian markets.
Turczyniak, who has over 18 years of international banking and capital markets experience, will report to Barend Janssens, head of emerging markets at RBC Wealth Management.
Turczyniak joined RBC in 1995 and has worked for RBC Capital Markets and Wealth Management in London, Sydney and Hong Kong, where most recently he held the position of CEO of Hong Kong, for RBC Capital Markets.
He is also currently the chairman of the board of Governors of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
Janssens said Andrew brings with him a wealth of experience as a leader and has established deep relationships in the region, making him the perfect person to develop their business in Asia further.
"In particular his previous success in strengthening the collaborative efforts between RBC Capital Markets and RBC Wealth Management will allow us to accelerate our growth strategy," Janssens added.