Sun Hao was named head of the institutional relationship for China at PGIM, the $1.3 trillion investment management business of Prudential Financial.
The position is new. Based in Shanghai, Mr. Hao will report to Phillip Hsin, head of the institutional relationship group in Asia-Pacific, ex-Japan.
He will "focus on building brand recognition and deepening relationships with chief investment officers, C-suite executives and other top decision-makers in the leading Chinese banks, pension plans and insurance companies," according to a news release Monday.
Mr. Hao was previously general manager for Legg Mason's Shanghai operations.
Julia O'Brien, PGIM spokeswoman, and Mary Athridge, Legg Mason spokeswoman, could not be immediately reached to provide further information.