Willis Group Holdings announced the appointment of Les Collett to establish a Financial Solutions office in Hong Kong, effective from October 1, 2013. He joins Willis from Standard Bank in Hong Kong where he is currently Head of Loan Syndications – Global Markets Asia.
Collett is an experienced banker and has held senior positions in London prior to moving to Hong Kong in January 2007. Paul Davidson, CEO of Willis Financial Solutions, explained that he would “continue the successful development of our political and trade credit risk practice in Asia.
Davidson added that Willis already has a strong “position in the region from our existing operations in Singapore. The continued expansion and development of international trade in Asia presents significant opportunities for our clients, as well as regulatory capital management challenges.”
Source: Willis Group Holdings plc