HungryGoWhere founder quits Co, joins VC firm

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Dennis Goh, one of the three co-founders of Singapore’s popular restaurant review website HugryGoWhere has quit the company to join the US-based venture capital (VC) firm Wavemaker. The Wavemaker has two funds and invests in a broad range of technology-driven companies in the US and the Southeast Asia, says the… Read more »

Vietnam’s Ocean Bank has a new chairperson

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The board of Dai Duong (Ocean) Bank has voted Nguyen Minh Thu as the  chairperson of the  Board of Directors.  Earlier on the same day, the Board had discharged Ha Van Tham from the office of Chairman due to his individual “violation of regulations on lending activities”. According to the… Read more »


Sumulong is CTP’s new MD

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Computrade Technology International (CTI Group) has appointed business executive Teddy Sumulong, as the new managing director for its new subsidiary Computrade Technology Philippines (CTP). CTI Group is an IT infrastructure solutions provider based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Besides its Philippines operation, the company has a subsidiary in Malaysia. Sumulong, who was… Read more »


Blackstone boosts Asia asset management team

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Private equity giant Blackstone has boosted its asset management team in Asia, and has brought on board Howard Zhang and Lawrence Hutchings as managing directors in addition to getting Charles Wu as a principal. Howard Zhang, who will join Blackston’e Hong Kong office and will oversee its China portfolio, was… Read more »


ANZ gets new Global Head of Rates Research

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ANZ has announced that Danny Suwanapruti will be its new Global Head of Rates Research. He will be based in Singapore and will lead global team of strategists that provide high quality  analysis, trade ideas, strategy, forecasts and strategic insights on fixed income and  associated interest rate markets, the bank said…. Read more »


Avenue Capital poaches 2 PAG executives

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Avenue Capital Group has poached two executives from the Pacific Alliance Group – – Anil Gorthy and Dan Galanter – to oversee its Asia business. The duo will lead its ‘Asia Strategy’ which focuses on investments in distressed and undervalued debt of companies throughout this continent, in addition to special… Read more »


CC Puan to head P1

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Green Packet Bhd’s long-time chief executive officer Puan Chan Cheong has relinquished his position to head Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (P1). He now takes over as CEO and managing director in P1, while having been redesignated to non-independent and non-executive director in Green Packet. This came hot on… Read more »