News

RBC hires Australia-based product chief

Asia-PacificRBC Investor & Treasury Services has hired Marian Azer as head of investor and treasury services product management in Asia-Pacific. Azer will also take on the role of chief operating officer, global client coverage, for Australia. “Marian joins us at an exciting time for our Australian business, where we have invested in new technology and people to enhance our business and position us for future growth in this strategically important market,” said David Travers, head of investor and treasury services in Australia. Azer joins from JP Morgan Chase, where she was head of product, investor services. She has also worked for Mercer and BNP Paribas. RBC Investor & Treasury Services recently hired David Brown as head of global client coverage for Australia. ©2017 funds global asia

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.