Stephan van Vliet joined PineBridge Investments in Hong Kong as head of insurance asset management, according to a PineBridge news release Wednesday.
The position is new. Mr. van Vliet’s role — “providing tailored investment solutions to insurance clients” — is a global one, according to the news release.
Mr. van Vliet previously served as head of investments with ING Insurance Asia-Pacific. The ING group sold its Asia-focused insurance business over the past 18 months, in line with the firm’s agreement with the Dutch government for public support in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis.
Mr. van Vliet couldn’t immediately be reached for comment.