Albert Yeh joins BNY Mellon as managing director
04 July 2013
News, Asia, Hong Kong
By Asia Asset Management
BNY Mellon has expanded its investment management team with the appointment of Albert Yeh as a managing director. Based in Hong Kong, Mr. Yeh reports to Jane Caire, head of strategy & development, product & marketing for BNY Mellon’s Asia-Pacific investment management business.
In this newly created role, Mr. Yeh will be working alongside Ms. Caire in further developing BNY Mellon’s investment management strategy and building offerings and solutions designed with the Asian investor in mind.
"APAC is a dynamic market that holds tremendous potential for investment managers who are willing to innovate,” said Ms. Caire. “Innovation is at the heart of our strategy for APAC and our goal is to create a differentiated client offering across multiple markets in the region, which provide new and interesting solutions developed specifically for Asian investors.”
Ms. Caire continued: “We have a lot of ideas in the lab and Albert will be a key architect in working with our teams in identifying the right opportunities, designing a strategy for how we will address them, and transforming these ideas into truly compelling solutions. His broad expertise across multiple disciplines and markets will be immensely valuable to our strategy development, and we are very pleased he has joined our team at this exciting time in our evolution.”
Mr. Yeh has over 20 years financial services experience and joins BNY Mellon from BlackRock where he was managing director and chief operating officer for Asia-Pacific iShares and Asia ex-Japan retail. He also led the iShares Product Development team.
Prior to BlackRock, Mr. Yeh was at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Markets for more than 10 years where he was managing director and held the positions of chief operating officer for Asia-Pacific equities and Asia-Pacific fixed income, currencies and commodities based in Hong Kong and Tokyo respectively. He also spent time in New York as chief administrative officer for global institutional sales, helping to define and execute the strategic business plan for FICC and equity sales, and held roles at Pricewaterhouse Coopers Consulting and JPMorgan Securities earlier in his career.
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