Nikko AM appoints EMEA Sales and Marketing head
Nikko Asset Management has appointed Alex Shaw as head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Sales and Marketing.
Shaw will be responsible for marketing to institutional and distribution platforms across the EMEA region.
As a new role, it is intended to support Nikko AM’s ambition to expand its presence in the EMEA region, as well as take advantage of growing investor interest in opportunities in Japan and Asia
Shaw previously was at Cambridge Strategy, and before that was managing director EMEA at Arden Asset Management.
“This is a significant appointment for Nikko AM and represents a clear and timely opportunity to take advantage of the growing investor appetite for Japan and Asia,” said Hideo Abe, executive vice chairman of Nikko AM.
“Alex’s knowledge of the region, his extensive investment industry relationships and network, and the experience he has gained across various investment sectors and strategies, makes him the perfect fit for this new role. It also is a clear demonstration of Nikko AM’s ambition to grow its presence in the region.”