US-based asset manager Franklin Templeton has named Spencer Seto as head of North Asia, institutional business.
He will be based in Hong Kong for the newly created role, reporting to Tariq Ahmad, head of Apac at Franklin Templeton.
Seto will have regional responsibility for the firm’s institutional sales, consultant and client relationship efforts in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea.
He will be supported in his efforts by Alan Young, head of institutional business, Greater China and Tay Kim, president and CEO at Franklin Templeton Korea.
Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Seto was the head of institutional sales, Asia ex-Japan, at Janus Henderson.
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