KUALA LUMPUR: Aditya Laroia has been appointed chief executive officer of Maybank Kim Eng Securities Pte Ltd Singapore with effect from Tuesday.
In a statement, it said Aditya will be responsible for the overall securities and investment banking businesses in Singapore.
He will also oversee the execution of Maybank Kim Eng’s five-year plan, anchored by a sustainability-first approach to help clients leverage ESG opportunities that can generate alpha.
Aditya has over 23 years’ experience in financial markets in New York, London and Asia.
He joined Maybank Kim Eng Group in May 2020 as regional head, prime brokerage and head, investment management, Singapore where he has been instrumental in developing prime and its expansion into new markets, such as the launch of prime in the US late last year.
Maybank Kim Eng Group CEO Ami Moris said Singapore is a key home market for Maybank Kim Eng Group as it is a financial gateway for many of its client segments.
“With Aditya’s global experience and strong capital markets knowhow, I am confident that he will strengthen our franchise in Singapore to continue providing Asean-leading solutions to our clients, ” she said.
Aditya said he was honoured to be entrusted to lead Maybank Kim Eng Singapore at this exciting time, as the group marks its 10th anniversary and it embarks on its next chapter.
“My experience with Maybank Kim Eng for the past year has shown me the potential that exists for us. I look forward to working with our very capable team to execute on our growth ambitions while consolidating the foundation the business is built on, ” he said.
Prior to joining Maybank Kim Eng, Aditya was Asia Pacific head of sales at Saxo Group where he was responsible for origination, sales, relationship and account management for the region.
He has also held leadership roles at Nomura and Lehman Brothers.
He holds a degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.