Benny Gay joined Vontobel Asset Management's newly opened office in Singapore as head intermediary clients Asia, according to a news release Thursday from the Swiss asset manager.
A spokesman for Vontobel couldn't immediately say whether Vontobel has appointed a head of its new Singapore office.
Mr. Gay was head of private banks and intermediaries at DWS Investments, the news release said. A spokesman for DWS couldn't immediately say whether Mr. Gay's role would be filled.
Singapore becomes Vontobel's third office in the Asia-Pacific region, following Hong Kong and Sydney.
Vontobel had €124.4 billion ($139.9 billion) in assets under management as of June 30.