The Dutch fund house says Tony Edwards is leaving for family reasons. His departure is thought to have come as a surprise both to the firm and the market.
The Dutch fund house has brought in Mercer’s Korea head of investment advisory to oversee its Seoul operations amid plans to add staff in Hong Kong and Singapore.
The firm's Asia-Pacific CEO, Tony Edwards, says its acquisition by Japan's Orix Corporation “subtly changes" its conversations with investors in the region.
The Dutch asset manager says Tony Edwards of Neuberger Berman will take over as regional CEO from September in an expanded role to replace Frances Chang.
The employee-controlled firm will relocate Nick Hoar from London to Hong Kong this summer after the exit of Tony Edwards. Hoar plans to bulk up the regional distribution team.
The US fund manager has appointed ING alumnus Christopher Gunns to liaise with investment consultants in Asia-Pacific. It has also set up a regional COO role and plans further hires.