Investec Asset Management hires advisor business head

Investec Asset Management has appointed Marco Tang (鄧嘉南) as head of advisor business, Greater China. In this newly created role, Tang will be responsible for managing and driving Investec's advisory businesses across the region. Based in Hong Kong, he will report to Eric Fu, managing director and country head, Greater China of Investec Asset Management.

Bringing close to 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Tang joined Investec Asset Management from Neuberger Berman Asia where he was the head of retail business for mainland China and Hong Kong. Prior to that, he held senior positions at Baring Asset Management and J.P. Morgan Asset Management, covering client services, business development and distribution. He also held various sales roles at Allianz Global Investors and HSBC Global Asset Management.

Eric Fu says: "Investec Asset Management is committed to strengthening its distribution capabilities across all channels in Greater China. With Marco's rich experience in Greater China and strong network in sales distribution ranging from major global distributors to local ones, we look forward to working with him closely to drive our retail sales business in Greater China and to deliver excellent services and investment solutions to our clients in the region."

Mark Samuelson, managing director of Investec Asset Management Asia Pacific, adds: "As Investec Asset Management marks 27 years in Asia, we continue to expand our business in this fast-growing region. We are delighted to welcome Marco to join us to bolster our retail business in Greater China, where we see abundant exciting opportunities in the industry. We believe he will be a valuable asset as we further strengthen our presence in the region."