Vontobel Asset Management has announced the appointment of Valentina Chen (pictured) to its emerging markets fixed-income team.
Chen will assume responsibilities for the management of the Vontobel Fund – Emerging Markets Bond, a local-currency fund and report to Hervé Hanoune, head of Fixed Income at Vontobel Asset Management.
“One of our strategic priorities is to grow our emerging-markets fixed-income offering by adding high-profile investment experts to the team”, said Hanoune.
Chen joins Vontobel from Aviva Investors where she worked for nine years and served as head of Local Currency Debt, managing over two billion US dollars in emerging-markets local-currency debt and emerging-markets inflation-linked debt. She is a CFA and CAIA charterholder.