HONG KONG Feb 28 Bank of America Merrill Lynch
hired former Deutsche Bank executive Richard Yacenda as
chief operating officer (COO) for Asia Pacific, according to a
company memo seen by Reuters on Thursday.
Yacenda, who was deputy COO for Asia Pacific at Deutsche
Bank since 2006, will report to Matthew Koder, president of Bank
of America in Asia-Pacific, and Steve Tighe, global banking and
markets chief of staff, the memo added. Before that he worked
for 21 years at Goldman Sachs.
Yacenda replaces Jennifer Taylor, who was named COO of
Europe and emerging markets ex-Asia.