New China Life Insurance makes leadership changes; Kyobo Lifeplanet promotes CEO; Prudential names next Japan Insurance CEO; Australian Ethical’s chief investment officer steps down; BlackRock makes two key appointments in APAC; BNP Paribas AM hires head of stewardship for APAC; and more.
AXA Hong Kong's Richard Chan has joined FTLife in Hong Kong as chief investment and asset and liability management officer.
Cbus promotes Ros Mckay to head of responsible investment; Family Office Association Hong Kong elects Angel Chia as new chair; Manulife IM promotes Elvin Tharm; HSBC Asset Management APAC head of institutional sales relocates to Singapore; Natixis sustainable hire joins from BNP Paribas AM; and more
In 2015, the Canadian pension fund hired a new head of Asia Pacific as a part of a regional build-out. The size and depth of Asia presence have since evolved – and that former regional head is now CIO at one of the largest US pension funds.
UniSuper hires ESG Manager from ASCI; Reinsurance arm of Korea's LK Insurance to open Singapore office; Hong Kong's eMPF Platform Company appoints CEO; BNP Paribas AM appoints Mike Nikou as Asia Pacific CEO; Fidelity announces two senior hires for its sustainable investing team; HSBC AM names alternatives heads; and more.
Former ESG head from GPIF join IFRS sustainability board; CIC chair of the board of supervisors departs; Prudential Hong Kong appoints Lawrence Lam as CEO; Chubb Life Hong Kong appoints new president; AustralianSuper promotes Daniel Lim to investment director; BlackRock makes two key hires in Asia; and more.
The firm will be left with Shanghai as its only presence in Asia, but sources say its joint-venture business has been performing "tremendously well".
The new chief investment officer Don Guo, who joins from Catalina Holdings, will be based in Singapore instead of Hong Kong, which is its other group head office besides London.
NGS Super chief executive retires; Raffles Family Office taps veteran real estate strategist; WTW appoints Sean Deehan as leader of Hong Kong and Macau; Frasers Property creates new group function, appoints CIO; and more.
Dutch pension fund provider APG has announced that Thijs Aaten will take over as the chief executive of its Asia Pacific operations while current CEO Wim Hazeleger steps down.
NGS Super strengthens investment team; China's PICC promotes Zhang Jinhai to vice president; AustralianSuper relocates PE head to New York; State Street appoints new Korea head; Allspring opens Tokyo office with new hire; T. Rowe Price bolsters Asia institutional business with new hire; Ageas hires Christian Choi as regional director; China VC fund leader becomes HSBC board member; Malaysia's Mavcap hires new CIO; Colliers Apac IT director; Singapore's HG Exchange appoints chairman.
Turmoil in global markets and useful background are seen as major reasons for the Korean sovereign wealth fund to recruit their new chief investment officer internally, sources told AsianInvestor. A new chief risk officer is brought in from Bank of Korea.