Nikko AM expands Asia executive team
Nikko Asset Management has announced the promotion of Eleanor Seet to thead of Asia ex-Japan and the promotion of Yasuaki Ogiwara to president of Nikko Asset Management Hong Kong Limited.
Based in Singapore, Seet joined the firm in 2011 and contributed to the companies expansion across Asia.
Takumi Shibata, president and CEO of Nikko Asset Management comments on her appointment: “Eleanor is our natural choice to deepen our engagement in this region as she has been steadily building our footprint here over the past four years.”
In addition, Nikko AM promoted Yasuaki Ogiwara to president of Nikko Asset Management Hong Kong Limited. He joined the firm in April and was most recently the president of Nomura Asset Management in Hong Kong. He previously headed sales and business development in multiple markets during his tenure at Nomura Securities, including Taiwan and Europe.