Eric Lee has joined Baring Asset Management in Hong Kong as chief financial officer for Asia.
The position is new.
Mr. Lee will report to Julian Swayne, Barings' London-based CFO, and Gerry Ng, CEO, Baring Asset Management (Asia).
Mr. Lee was finance controller for Asia ex-Japan at BlackRock, according to a Barings news release.
Rowena Kwok, a Hong Kong-based spokeswoman for BlackRock, couldn't immediately be reached for comment.