DeAWM reinforces APAC coverage team

02 April 2014   Category: News, Asia, Hong Kong, Singapore   By Asia Asset Management

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) has strengthened its client coverage team in Asia Pacific with two senior appointments, which are part of an initiative to provide dedicated coverage for institutional and intermediary clients in APAC.

Ken Tam has joined the firm as head of global client group (GCG), institutional, APAC ex-Japan. In this newly created role, Mr. Tam’s primary responsibility is to deliver investment products and services to institutional clients across the region. A managing director based in Hong Kong, he reports regionally to Ravi Raju, head of DeAWM APAC, and functionally to Dario Schiraldi, head of GCG. He joins from JPMorgan Asset Management and has more than 20 years of industry experience.

Further strengthening its coverage model, Rajan Raju has been appointed head of GCG, intermediaries, APAC ex-Japan. He leads DeAWM's intermediary sales and distribution strategy across APAC ex-Japan. Rajan Raju joined Deutsche Bank Group in 2010 from DBS Bank with over 20 years’ industry experience. A managing director based in Singapore, he reports regionally to Ravi Raju and functionally to Mr. Schiraldi.

Mr. Schiraldi said: “APAC is a very important region for us. We continue to invest to make sure we have the optimal team to serve both our institutions and intermediaries clients. Based in our regional hubs in Hong Kong and Singapore respectively, Ken and Rajan will further strengthen our client coverage in APAC."

Ravi Raju added: “Ken’s appointment completes our GCG APAC team. With his extensive industry experience and deep understanding of our clients, he is a perfect fit for us. We have significantly strengthened our team in APAC to ensure we give our clients seamless access to all the products and solutions DeAWM offers.”