ASIA - Standard Life Investments has appointed Michael Reed as the new chief executive of Standard Life Investments (Asia).
Reed, who joins from Franklin Templeton Investments (Australia), will be based in Hong Kong and takes up his position in April.
Keith Skeoch, chief executive of Standard Life Investments, said: “This high profile appointment underlines our long-term commitment to the Asian market and our belief in its potential. There are significant business opportunities with the distribution of our offshore funds in Korea and Taiwan.
“Other products like private equity, institutional products, money market funds and liability driven investment solutions are all also suited to the market place. I’m sure that the experience and expertise Mike brings with him, including over 15 years spent working with Franklin Templeton Investments and Bentley Reid & Co in different roles around the globe, will help us realise our ambitions.”
Reed is currently regional head at Franklin Templeton Investments (Australia).
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