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Wells Fargo Securities, the capital markets and investment banking business of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), announced today that Mark Jones has been named head of Wells Fargo Securities Asia. In this newly created position based in Hong Kong, Jones is responsible for overseeing investment banking and capital markets activities, including advisory services and sales and trading, for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. He reports jointly to the co-heads of Wells Fargo Securities’ Markets Division and the co-heads of the Investment Banking and Capital Markets group in the United States.
“Mark brings a wealth of knowledge and deep client relationships to the Wells Fargo Securities platform,” said John Shrewsberry, head of Wells Fargo Securities in San Francisco. “His appointment strengthens
our ability to serve our clients’ global financial needs and adds a strong senior leadership presence to our team in Asia.”
Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Jones was head of Sales for the Fixed Income, Commodities and Currencies group (FICC) of UBS in the Asia Pacific region. He joined UBS in 2004, holding a number of executive positions during his tenure, including head of FICC Sales in Europe, managing director and head of European Structured Product Sales, and head of Solution Sales in the United Kingdom. Jones began his career in banking at Deutsche Bank and also worked at Barclays Capital. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Economics from the University of Warwick.
“We are very pleased to have Mark join our senior Asia Pacific leadership team,” said John Rindlaub, regional president for the Asia Pacific region. “He is a terrific fit to our focus on deepening relationships with customers, and Mark will play a key role in building our capabilities in the region.”
Wells Fargo serves corporate, commercial and financial institution customers across the Asia Pacific region through its primary business lines such as Global Financial Institutions, Global Banking, Global Transaction Banking, International Trade Services, Capital Finance, Global Fund Services, Asset Management and Securities.
About Wells Fargo Securities
Wells Fargo Securities delivers a comprehensive set of capital markets products and services, including public debt and equity origination and distribution, investment research, interest rate, commodity and equity risk hedging, mergers and acquisitions advice, prime services, structured lending facilities and municipal bond origination. The institutional capital markets business is comprised of more than 4,000 team members in 40+ offices across the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Wells Fargo Securities is the trade name for certain capital markets and investment banking services of Wells Fargo & Company and its subsidiaries, including Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, member NYSE, FINRA, NFA and SIPC, Wells Fargo Institutional Securities, LLC, member FINRA and SIPC, Wells Fargo Prime Services, LLC, member FINRA, NFA and SIPC, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, Wells Fargo Securities International Limited (authorized by the U.K. FSA), Wells Fargo Securities Asia Limited (licensed by the HK SFC), and Wells Fargo Securities (Japan) Co., Ltd. (registered with the KLFB).
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.4 trillion in assets.
Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, and the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank’s customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than 270,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune’s 2013 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.
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