Assured Guaranty Corp., a subsidiary of Assured Guaranty Ltd. announced that its London-based subsidiary, Assured Guaranty (UK) Ltd., has appointed Craig Lee as Managing Director, Asia Pacific, “responsible for developing Assured Guaranty’s business in the Asia Pacific and Australian region.” He will report to Marc Bajer, Managing Director, International of Assured Guaranty (UK) Ltd.
Assured Guaranty Corp President Mike Schozer commented: “We are excited to have Craig on board. His expertise and long-standing relationships throughout the region will help Assured Guaranty successfully continue to build our global presence in key markets such as Asia and Australia.”
Lee has over 20 years of experience, including previous roles in Tokyo, Singapore and Sydney, and has “a track record of building businesses across the structured finance space for international banks in the Asia Pacific region and an understanding of key jurisdictions, cultures and languages,” said the bulletin.
He joins Assured Guaranty from his most recent post as General Manager, Front Office at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation in Sydney, Australia, where he was responsible for all of the bank’s major financing operations, including corporate, structured and project finance.
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