Friday August 14th – APAC Movers Roundup

The Asian Wealth Times brings you yet more senior moves in what is proving to be a very active August week.

In Australia BlackRock has hired two experienced sales strategists to its iShares business team to focus on adviser relations. Joshua Persky has been appointed to the newly created role of sales strategist for model portfolios and solutions and Alex Zaika joins iShares from Barclays Capital, where he was a sales manager focusing on investor solutions.

Boutique investment firm Instreet Investment has appointed James Poon as new head of product development

In Hong Kong South China Financial Holdings has announced appointments to its senior management team. Freda Wong has joined the firm as head of investment banking and private equity.

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management has added Alan Liu to its alternatives team as a director and product specialist of the alternatives and fund solutions unit.

Winston Cheng, the head of Asia technology, media and telecommunications at Bank of America Merrill Lynch has left the US bank to join China’s LeTV Holdings as a senior vice president and head of corporate finance and development.

Manulife has hired Bruno Lee for a senior role in Asia wealth and asset management. Lee joins from Fidelity Worldwide Investment, where he has been Asia ex-Japan regional head of retail for more than three years.

Elsewhere in the region The head of JP Morgan's South Korea business, Steve Lim, is leaving the bank to become the Korea chairman of private equity firm CVC Capital Partners.







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