JPMAM boosts Asia team with ETF specialist hire

ETF_promotingNick Kim has been appointed as an exchange-traded fund (ETF) specialist by JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM). Based in Hong Kong, Kim will sit in the Asia beta strategies team and his focus will include Asia ETFs. His remit includes helping Asian investors access ETF solutions and he is also responsible for strengthening client ETF relationships. Kim reports to the firm’s head of Asia ETFs, Sean Cunningham, in his new role.   Kim “will focus on bringing JPMAM’s existing global ETF capabilities, including more than 30 ETFs listed in the US and more than 20 ETFs listed in Europe, to Asian investors on a cross-border basis, as well as working with the broader team on strategic, long-term product development initiatives,” JPMAM said in a statement on July 22. Prior to joining JPMAM, Kim was the global ETF sales VP at Mirae Asset Global Investment. On the addition of Kim to the ranks, Philippe El-Asmar, head of Asia beta strategies at JPMAM said: “Our Asia beta strategies team has grown significantly over the past year and we are committed to continuing our expansion in the region.” ©2019 funds global asia

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