Bank of America Corp has hired four new executives in its global banking business, including three hires in Asia, as part of its continued push into international banking.

Bank of America is the largest U.S. consumer bank by assets and is looking to expand its comparatively small international business, particularly in Asia.

Charles Alexander, joining Bank of America from Standard Chartered in Hong Kong, will start in June as head of Asia Pacific corporate banking coverage.

Percy Batliwalla joins in May as head of financial institutions treasury sales in Asia Pacific and will be based in Singapore. Batliwalla was hired from rival JPMorgan Chase & Co .

Tim Fleming will take over as head of Asia Pacific corporate treasury sales beginning in May and will be based in Hong Kong. Fleming is a former Citigroup Inc executive.

Charlotte, North Carolina-based Bank of America also hired Denise Menelly in New York as chief operating officer for global treasury sales, reporting to Dub Newman, head of global treasury sales. Menelly joins from Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc , where she previously worked as Citizens Bank's Americas chief operating officer.

(Reporting by Joe Rauch; editing by John Wallace)