Federated Hermes adds Asia, Australia/New Zealand sales heads; Eastspring, Nomura AM, Aberdeen name new Taiwan chiefs; Peak Re hires first chief economist; CBRE names HK investment property head; Campbell Lutyens appoints senior adviser in Singapore; and more.
Taiping Insurance appoints new chairman; Etiqa replaces Singapore chief; Nuveen appoints Japan real estate head; Vontobel opens Singapore office; Aquila Capital names Apac CEO; Neuberger Berman adds new RM; Ocorian poaches fund services trio from Apex; Northern Trust replaces HK client services head; CSOP sells FO business to Carret Private and more.
The Canadian fund house has hired the experienced sales executive after the exits of Kim Jun-Ku last year and James Chen in July, as it looks to build its private markets business.
Saudi's Public Investment Fund hires Lazard AM's Mena head; Man GLG adds trio for new Asia strategy; Marshall Wace to open Singapore office; Baillie Gifford expanding Shanghai unit; MarketAxess raids StanChart for Apac head; and more.
Investment director exits China Everbright AM; Oxford Properties appoints Asia Pacific EVP; AMP Capital sets up Asia debt infrastructure team; China Cinda AM hires director; Peak Re names director of markets; Vanguard appoints China head; SSGA replaces HK head of ETFs; T. Rowe Price names Australia/NZ intermediaries head; and more.
BNP Paribas Asset Management's Apac CIO retires; China Asset Management (HK) names a new chief; Peak Re adds new senior vice-president in Switzerland; Robeco reorganises China equities team after CIO exit; Indosuez Wealth Management appoints head of Asia capital markets; HSBC Global AM adds head of fixed income ESG research and more.
Hong Kong tycoon Richard Li's Pacific Century Group conglomerate has moved Paul Carrett from life insurance subsidiary FWD to become chief investment officer of its operation.
Point72 sees Apac business development head exit; Value Partners loses new COO; William Blair opens Singapore office; NZ Super adds new board member; Bursa Malaysia appoints former Kwap CEO; Eastspring names new Thailand CEO; Capital Group names product head for Asia and Europe; Neuberger appoints first official institutions head, and more.
The large Chinese insurer is adding investment, sales and operational staff to its Hong Kong asset management unit, reflecting a rising trend.
The US fund house’s president and de facto head of client coverage for Asia is returning to his native UK for personal reasons, having built out the regional business.
OTPP hiring for high-conviction equities; State Street shuffles Asia leadership; BNY Mellon IM names head for new Taiwan office; Fidelity poaches Victoria Mio from Robeco, loses investment director; Unigestion's Asia head leaves to set up firm; Mercer names Japan CEO and COO; HK SFC bans ex-UBS executive; Wellington names new CEO.
Future Fund replaces listed equities head; Vanguard to exit Hong Kong; Citadel sets up Singapore office and Asia commodities team; UK-based Canada Life seeks Asia equities manager; Shakeup at AMP as AMP Capital chief steps down; Hang Seng Indexes names new CEO; StanChart poaches UOB private bankers.
The two Canadian funds are fast ramping up headcount in Asia. Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has even set up another branch and hired a regional head of infrastructure from its rival.
Barings poaches debt specialist from BNP Paribas AM; HK Insurance Authority reappoints CEO; Indonesia's Panta Capital to double headcount this year; MAS bans former Bank of Singapore and Prudential execs; Schroders "permanently embraces flexible working"; RBC Wealth Management hires senior RM from Pictet;
BMO Global AM names new Asia head; US fund house adds first Apac sales head; German property investment firm names Japan chief; Dimensional and East Capital seeking analysts; First Eagle Investment Management hires international wholesale head; HK SFC bans securities exec for 18 months.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board hires Asia head of relationship investments; DBS Private Bank's head of fund selection to leave; Citi Private Bank appoints head of India investment products; Raffles Family Office names Greater China head; Ninety One relocates fixed income fund manager; First State Investments names non-executive director, and more.
Jin Liqun is re-elected to a second term as president of AIIB; Franklin Templeton confirms new CEO and restructures Apac management team; Cbus names new CEO; Manulife names general manager for Asia emerging markets; AllianzGI builds out multi-asset team in Asia Pacific, and IQ-EQ hires business development director.
As the Hong Kong Monetary Authority rotates senior staff roles, its $541 billion Exchange Fund has rebounded strongly from a first-quarter investment loss.
American Century appoints new Korea sales head; JP Morgan names Japan head of investment stewardship; Schroders replaces global real estate head; Morningstar names head of sustainability research for Emea and Asia Pacific; Manulife rings changes in Hong Kong; and more.
The appointment will take effect on August 8, with Torres set to retire and return to Europe after 23 years with the group.