Amy Cho will join Schroders as CEO of the firm's Hong Kong business, effective Dec. 3, according to a Schroders news release.
In addition, Ms. Cho will take on the newly created role of regional head of intermediary clients.
Ms. Cho replaces Chris Durack as head of Hong Kong. Mr. Durack, in turn, will take on the role of CEO of Schroder's Australia business, while continuing to oversee the firm's institutional business in the region, according to the news release.
Ms. Cho will join Schroders from Pictet, where she served as managing director, regional head of business development for the Asia-Pacific region ex-Japan and general manager for Hong Kong and Taiwan.
A spokesman for Pictet couldn't immediately be reached for comment.