Johnnie Yung joined State Street Global Advisors in Hong Kong as head of portfolio strategists for Asia ex-Japan, the money manager announced Tuesday.
He will report to Jonathan Shead, SSGA's Australia-based head of portfolio strategists for Asia-Pacific, according to an SSGA news release.
Mr. Yung replaces Mark Valadao, who left to pursue other opportunities, said a spokeswoman for the firm. Mr. Valadao couldn't immediately be reached for comment.
A BlackRock spokesman couldn't immediately be reached for comment.