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SGG hires Asian business development director

HandshakeInvestor services firm SGG Group has hired Michael Pang as business development director for its Asia and Greater China operations. Pang joins from Donnelley Financial Solutions in Hong Kong, where he was sales director for the global capital markets business in the Asia-Pacific region. “Michael will be a great asset to our growing team and he will play a key role in supporting us to build awareness of our brand in Asia and Greater China,” said Justin Partington, fund solutions leader. A native speaker of English, Cantonese and Mandarin, Pang holds an economics degree from the University of Colorado. Headquartered in Luxembourg, SGG Group has offices in Singapore, Hong Kong and India. The company, which offers services for funds, corporates and private clients, has about $250 billion of assets under administration. ©2018 funds global asia

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