EFG appoints investment head in Singapore

Swiss group EFG Asset Management has appointed Rebekah Chuan as CEO and head of Investment in its branch located in Singapore.

The appointment is part of the company’s development in Asia.

Chuan will head the business from Singapore and will have executive responsibility for developing the investment solutions offering.

She joins from DBS where she built the discretionary portfolio management platform during five years.

Formerly, Chuan was head of discretionary at HSBC (Suisse) Private Bank based in Singapore for 10 years and, prior to that, she held senior roles at Newton Investment Management, AXA Asset Management and Aviva Investors.

Moz Afzal, Global CIO, EFGAM, said: “We are very excited about Rebekah joining us. Over the past few years, where Asian markets have had a rough time, we have taken a contracycle
view of increasing our investment talent in Asia across fixed income, equities and portfolio management.

“Rebekah’s appointment reflects our continued commitment to the region and desire to extend our local investment capabilities.”

As at 31 March 2016, EFGAM managed $12bn (€10.6bn) in assets.

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