RBC Dexia Investor Services has appointed Diana Senanayake as new managing director for Singapore.

Senanayake will report to Brent Reuter, managing director of Hong Kong and head of Sales and Distribution, Asia.

Senanayake will be responsible for building RBC Dexia’s business in Singapore, driving the growth strategy for both onshore and offshore client mandates.

Senanayake takes over the role from Dominique Draux, who will now focus more fully on his roles of head, Operations, Asia Pacific and managing director, Malaysia, continuing to strengthen RBC Dexia’s operations capability in the region.

Before joining RBC Dexia in 2005, Senanayake worked with consulting firms Deloitte in Belgium and Ernst & Young in Luxembourg.