Patrick Lim joins Cognotec, a provider of e-commerce foreign exchange trading services, as Director of Business Development – Asia Region. Responsible for new and existing Cognotec clients in the region, Patrick will also manage Cognotec’s operations outside of Japan and Korea. Patrick comes to Cognotec from Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore, where he was most recently responsible for managing their global e-business. Prior to that, Patrick managed Standard Chartered’s Asia trading operations and corporate sales activities.
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