Tokio Marine appoints new CEO for Asia region; Ben Rudd made CEO of Prudential Wealth Management; HKEX hires from Prudential; Samsung SRA appoints former KIC infra head as CEO; HSBC Asset Management appoints senior vice president; Morningstar names head of manager research for Europe and Asia; PGIM adds ESG lead for Europe and Asia; Apex Group adds Singapore managing director; and more.
The only executive to go is Mike Katz, a 13-year CBA veteran and group executive of premium business services.
Stuart Grimshaw takes KatzÆs place, handing his wealth management role to Grahame Petersen who, in turn, hands his group strategic development role to Hugh Harley. HarleyÆs beat of retail banking services goes to Michael Cameron who is currently in charge of finance and risk management.
Gary Thursby becomes acting group executive for finance and risk management.
Other leadership positions remained unchanged: Les Cupper in people services, Garry Mackrell in international financial services and John OÆSullivan in legal services.
And Michael Harte will join the bank in early April as head of technology services.
Norris took over the top job at CBA from retiring chief executive David Murray at the end of last year. He will announce the bankÆs strategic direction on March 30.
Signatories are advocating for a robust policy on plastic pollution amid concerns that states would support a less ambitious mandate.
The Covid-19 variant is unlikely to cause distress for investors banking on global recovery, but quarantine restrictions in Hong Kong are set to put the bite on any comeback.
China Life names Yuan Changqing as acting chairman; Future Super hires operations chief; China Life Franklin Asset Management CIO and deputy CEO leave; Willis Towers Watson has hired Kameswara Natakusumah as head of Indonesia; Prudential hires ex-Apac CEO for Allianz George David Sartorel as a non-executive director; Manulife IM hires into multi-asset solutions team in Asia; PineBridge Investments hires from BNY Mellon IM; and more.
The family office of Alibaba's co-founder likes to do its own hands-on due diligence and favours deals that can make a difference, rather than investments for the sake of ESG.