PineBridge names new head of institutional sales for South Korea
20 March 2013
News, Asia, Korea
By Asia Asset Management
PineBridge Investments announced on Tuesday (March 19) the appointment of Kyeung-Won Min as representative director and head of institutional sales in South Korea, with immediate effect.
Based in PineBridge’s Seoul office, he will assume responsibility for all business development in South Korea.
Commenting on the appointment, Rajeev Mittal, PineBridge’s Asia Pacific CEO, said: “Korea is the third largest fund market in Asia and there is tremendous potential to achieve further growth in the institutional space. With our global manufacturing capability and on–the-ground presence, we believe PineBridge can be a trusted partner to the Korean investor base. Kyeung-Won’s experience in marketing financial products to the Korean institutional market will be instrumental in achieving this objective.”
Mr. Min said: “Korean institutions are among the most sophisticated in Asia. Most of them are currently looking to further diversify their asset allocation into foreign and alternative investments. With its well-established brand, its global multi asset investment capability and extensive and innovative product range, PineBridge is strongly positioned to respond to institutional investor demand.”
Mr. Min has over 20 years’ experience in sales and marketing in the financial services industry, having previously worked at financial institutions including KBC Financial Products Hong Kong Limited, Nomura Securities Seoul, and UBS Securities Seoul. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Yonsei University.
With Hong Kong as the regional headquarters, PineBridge has operations in several Asian markets, including mainland China, Korea, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.
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