Money Management

BlackRock’s Asia-Pacific investment stewardship head to retire in January

Pru Bennett, Hong Kong-based director and head of BlackRock (BLK)'s Asia-Pacific investment stewardship team, will retire from the company in January 2019, according to a BlackRock news release Monday.

A BlackRock spokeswoman offered no further details on Ms. Bennett's plans. Ms. Bennett couldn't immediately be reached for comment.

The spokeswoman said a search is underway to fill the head of Asia-Pacific investment stewardship role.

BlackRock's global stewardship team is 30 strong, with one-third based in the Asia-Pacific region, the news release said.

Ms. Bennett joined BlackRock in 2010.