Nikko Asset Management Reinforces Leadership with New EMEA CEO

Udo Von Werne - Nikko Asset Management

Japan’s Nikko Asset Management has appointed a new Chief Executive of Nikko Asset Management Europe, encompassing Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Udo von Werne will be responsible for Nikko Asset Management’s business across this region and its continuing growth strategy, and reports directly to Nikko Asset Management President and CEO, Takumi Shibata.

Von Werne has more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry, most recently as Head of Institutional Clients for Continental Europe at Pictet Asset Management, and prior to that with organisations including Zurich Financial Services and UBS.

Expansion to Continue

«In our effort to strengthen our global footprint, Udo Von Werne will be instrumental in helping us to further expand, and his appointment demonstrates the importance we attach to growing our EMEA business,» Shibata said.

Nikko Asset Management has been expanding across EMEA, including augmenting its UCITS platform, backed by a growing team of professionals building its asset management presence.

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