Kumar takes over from Suraj Mishra who has moved on to become regional director of partnership distribution at Prudential Corporation Asia.
Susumu Okamura takes over from Christof Kutscher, who has been running UBS Global AM's Japanese operations alongside his regional responsibilities for the past 17 months.
An update on two of our recent stories.
Not just for Japanese: the new''n''improved Nikko Asset Management is marketing to global institutions.
Tay Soo-How is reportedly leaving the firm.
New hires from Invesco, and JF - of course.
Leon Goldfeld fills the new position from AXA.
It is scouring the region for the optimal entrance opportunity, and will base people here next year.
Susie Chong has joined the firm in anticipation of new fund management laws.
The latest twist to the guaranteed mutual fund game.