Matthews Asia makes VP, senior business development hire

25 September 2013   Category: News, Asia, Hong Kong   By Asia Asset Management

Matthews Asia has appointed Tina Tong as vice president, Asia business development. In this newly created role based in Hong Kong, she will be responsible for supporting the firm’s business development and client service activities in Asia, focusing on private banks, insurers and financial advisers.
Tina has 15 years of experience in the Asian financial services industry, including seven years as director of business development at Peak Capital, where she was responsible for introducing investment strategies from specialist investment managers to institutions, private banks, insurers and financial advisers.
Reporting to James Campion, head of Asia business development, this hire marks an important step in the continued build‐out of Matthews Asia’s operations in the region and highlights the company’s long‐term commitment to its clients and partners in Asia.
Ms. Tong said: “I am excited to join Matthews Asia as it continues to grow its business in the region and to bring the firm’s extensive Asian investment experience to Asian investors. Matthews Asia’s distinctive product line‐up and the firm’s long‐term, fundamental approach to investing is ideally suited for Asian investors’ portfolios.”
Mr. Campion added: “Tina’s appointment further augments our business development and client service capability in Asia. This hire reflects the strategic importance that Matthews Asia places on providing distinctive Asian equity and fixed income products as well as delivery of high‐quality service to our partners and investors across Asia. Being more proximate to our clients is an important part of our long‐term initiative to grow the firm’s presence across the region.”