Nikko Asset Management appointed three executives to its institutional business, covering three separate roles in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
The roles are new, said a spokeswoman.
John Howland-Jackson joined as vice chairman of Nikko Asset Management Europe, and senior adviser for the Middle East, Africa and Asia. He was previously a senior managing director at ING Bank, said a news release by Nikko. Mr. Howland-Jackson is based in London.
Ian Lewis joined in Singapore as head of global consultant relations. He was most recently a partner at Ardevora Asset Management. A spokesman confirmed the move. Further details of a replacement were not available by press time.
Charles Allard joined as head of sales for North Asia, and is based in Hong Kong. He was previously at Winton Capital Management. A spokeswoman confirmed the move. Further details of a replacement were not available by press time.
“As we position Nikko Asset Management to be Asia’s premier global asset manager, these key executives will be instrumental in helping us further expand our business with some of the most sophisticated investors in the world,” said Hideo Abe, executive vice chairman of the manager, in the release.
Spokesmen for ING Bank could not be reached for comment by press time.