Alex Shaw joined Nikko Asset Management Co. as head of Europe, Middle East and Africa sales and marketing, a spokesman confirmed.
The new position is part of Nikko Asset Management’s plans to expand its presence across EMEA. Mr. Shaw is responsible for marketing to institutional and distribution platforms across the region.
Mr. Shaw is based in London. He reports primarily to Tokyo-based Takuya Koyama, global head of sales, and he reports locally to Charlie Metcalfe, president of Nikko Asset Management Europe, according to the spokesman.
Mr. Shaw was previously responsible for European sales at money manager The Cambridge Strategy. Derek Doupe, director of marketing, said in an e-mail he had taken on Mr. Shaw’s responsibilities.