PineBridge grows its team in Asia

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

Global independent multi-asset class manager PineBridge Investments has appointed Yoohee Won as managing director, business development for the Asia region, with immediate effect.
Mr. Won will be based in Hong Kong for this newly created role, which will focus on strengthening and developing the firm’s relationships with institutional clients across Asia, including Hong Kong and Singapore. He will report directly to Rajeev Mittal, PineBridge’s Asia Pacific CEO.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Mittal said: “We are pleased to have Yoohee join our business development team. Our Asia business is pivotal to PineBridge’s global strategy and we remain focused on driving ambitious growth across the region. I’m confident that Yoohee’s industry knowledge and experience will allow us to bolster our offering to clients and vigorously explore new opportunities.”
Mr. Won has over 14 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining PineBridge, he was the CEO of BNY Mellon Asset Management Korea Limited where he helped set up the Korean office and grow the business to its current size. He previously worked for Samsung Investment Trust Management Company and Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Company. 
Mr. Won said: “I am delighted to join PineBridge and look forward to working with the team to drive the firm’s growth. With its geographical reach and global multi-asset investment capability, PineBridge has a strong edge to capitalise on the opportunities and institutional investor demand in Asia.”