Kam Shing Kwang has been promoted by JP Morgan Private Bank to the role of chief executive for Asia.
She succeeds Andrew Cohen, who was recently appointed chief executive of JP Morgan's international private banking operations.
In her new role, she will report to Mr Cohen and will retain her role as the senior country officer for JP Morgan Hong Kong which she was named in 2015.
In the new position, Ms Kwang will be based in Hong Kong a spokesperson for the bank confirmed to finews.asia.
Ms Kwang was previously managing director and market manager for Hong Kong, China, the Philippines and Thailand as well as heading JP Morgan Private Bank in Singapore.