French asset manager Lyxor AM, part of Societe Generale, has appointed Andrew Au as managing director and head of Asia ex-Japan.
Au replaces Gilbert Tse. Based in Hong Kong, he is in charge of the development of Lyxor’s platform and products, focusing primarily on Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan.
His duties also include the creation of cross-selling opportunities between Lyxor and the global markets team at Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) in the region.
Au reports to Pierre Gil, head of International Development at Lyxor and locally to Frank Drouet, head of Global Markets, Asia Pacific at SG CIB.
Au was hitherto managing director and head of Distribution, Greater China, for the cross asset solutions group at SG CIB. He joined Societe Generale in 2002 and held positions in the he equity derivatives and the cross-asset solutions teams of the company.
Formerly, he was a senior investment advisor at Schroder Investment Management (HK) and worked in several commercial banks in Hong Kong.
Founded in 1998, Lyxor managed and advised around $122bn (€111.6bn) of assets as of 31 March 2015.