JAPAN - Invesco has appointed Ian Burden as chief investment officer for Invesco Japan. Reporting to Pacific investment head Anna Tong, Burden will be responsible for Invesco's Japanese and Pacific Basin products.
Before joining Invesco, Burden worked as a hedge fund manager for Sofaer Capital. Prior to this, he joined HSBC Asset Management in Hong Kong in 1981, becoming director of Japanese equities in Tokyo, (1986-1996) and CIO for the Asia Pacific region (1996-1999).
Commenting on Burden’s appointment, Tong said: “Ian will be a major part of our Pacific Basin investment team dedicated to ensuring implementation, consistency and accountability across our product and risk management, strategy and asset allocation and portfolio management.”
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