Asia continues to lag other regions for integrating ESG principles with investing; better data and stronger regulatory requirements will help institutional investors, market observers say.
At Citigroup, Jaccard will report to Nigel Dobson, regional head of cash management.
Prior to his previous role, Jaccard held the position of cash product head for Singapore. Joining Citi in 2000, he also worked as regional assistant treasurer for Cargill in Asia-Pacific.
According to Citi, his appointment is reflective of the increasing importance of liquidity, investments and receivables within its GTS structure.
Korea Teachers' Credit Union appoints new CIO; AIA Singapore hired ESG head from UOB; Ping An confirms appointment of Benjamin Deng as CIO; Australian Unity hires first head of responsible investment; AMP has new head of portfolio management for multi-assets, Robeco hires Asia fixed income head; Haitong makes three new appointments for institutional clients business; and more.
After two tenures, AsianInvestor's 2021 Standout CIO Jang Dong-hun looks back on the past six years at Korea's Poba with satisfaction.
Risks including property downturn and ongoing pandemic make for difficult investment decisions.
As a pioneer in the Australian super space, CSC continues to focus on core objectives while taking calculated risks in an uncertain macro-economic environment.