Laeken International to Focus Trading Initiatives on Commodity Futures in Asia

Laeken International, one of the most successful commodity futures and brokerage firms in the industry today will give more focus on its commodity futures trading initiatives in Asia.

Zurich, Switzerland, July 16, 2011 --( This focus kicked off with the appointment of Mr. Milford Yang as the Head of the entire Asia Pacific offices. Milford Yang, 48 years old, will be based in Singapore and will be assigned to lead Laeken International’s efforts of developing its products and services to ensure that the trading needs of Asian clients are properly meet. Yang joined Laeken International on 2007. As the new Head for Asian offices, he will directly report to Mr. Chris Pabich, the Managing Director for Global Products and Sales Service Division of Laeken International.

Laeken International, since its global business expansion commenced, has already established key offices in selected cities in Asia. With a headquarter in Singapore, Laeken International has brokerage trading offices in Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Korea and recently in Malaysia.

“Since we start our expand our trading services to Asia Pacific region, we have established our long-term commitment to our Asian clients and we vow to continue that commitment by providing them with the innovative, clearing services and solutions, and distribution options with full access to global market exchanges. Our firm firm’s volumes during business hours in Asia has increased to approximately 30 percent in the last quarter of 2010, which represents an escalating demands for internationally significant derivatives products and trading services in this region. With our new focus on strengthening our commitment to commodity futures, we are delighted to have Milford Yang to lead of efforts to help our Asian clients achieve their investment goals,” explained Chris Pabich.

Prior to joining Laeken International in 2007, Sang worked as Executive Officer and Director of one of the successful local asset management firms in Japan, where he also led its Equities, business development and Sales services. He also served the same company as managing director for its subsidiary in Singapore from 2003 to 2005.

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Greg Newman