JPMorgan names veteran Gori as new Asia Pacific chief executive

JP Morgan Chase & Co. corporate headquarters in New York

HONG KONG (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co <JPM.N> on Thursday named veteran Filippo Gori as its new Asia Pacific chief executive officer to oversee strategy and operations of the Wall Street bank across 17 markets in the region.

Gori, who has been with the bank for two decades, will take up the new role in addition to his current responsibilities as head of banking in Asia Pacific and Hong Kong chief executive, the bank said.

He takes over the Asia Pacific chief's role from Nicolas Aguzin, who has been named as the chief executive of the bank's international private banking business.

(Reporting by Sumeet Chatterjee; Editing by Tom Hogue)