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Asia now accounts for half of all CFA certification candidates and has better female member representation. The CFA Institute also aims to open a Shanghai office, says its regional MD.
Nick Pollard takes the reins at the investment association from Paul Smith, who has been overseeing the region as part of his duties as global head.
New Asia GM for Coutts; new HK SFC chairman; SSgA makes ETF hire; new Amundi HK CEO; new business development head for Fullerton; Lazard AM poaches from Aviva Investors; UBS loses property specialists; and more.
The private banking arm of RBS has established the Coutts Institute in Singapore and named Roger Low as head. It has also hired new heads of strategy and change for Asia.
As it rebuilds its team in Asia, the UK firm becomes the latest private bank to relocate a top-level executive, Nick Cringle, to the region. It has also hired Manfred Liechti as head of Southeast Asia.
RBS Coutts's newly installed chief executive Nick Pollard laments the employee 'following culture' in private banking in the region.