He will also serve in a wider capacity as ANZ’s Head of Greater China, responsible for capturing trade and investment flows within Greater China.
Mr Huang joins ANZ from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he was President of Bank America China from 2010 to 2014 and was recently appointed as co-head of Global Corporate and Investment Banking for BAML China. In his 22 year career, he has worked in senior roles at ABN AMRO, Citigroup as well as BAML.
Commenting on the appointment CEO International and Institutional Banking, Andrew Géczy said: “The appointment of a career banker of Xiaoguang’s calibre is another example of the progress we have made in building a strong franchise and I’m confident his extensive international experience will benefit our customers doing business across Asia Pacific.”
CEO International Banking Farhan Faruqui said: “Xiaoguang has an impressive track record in building and leading institutional banks in China and has the right credentials to help drive greater connectivity within Greater China, where trade and investment flows are already substantial and growing.”
Chief Risk Officer ANZ China Hong Swee Lau will continue as Acting CEO China until Mr Huang joins in January next year.
The appointment is subject to regulatory approvals.