Newly Created Role Will Support Continued Commitment to Region
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
To support its continued focus on China, Northern Trust Asset Management
has appointed Benze Lam as head of the Greater China region. In
this newly created role, Lam will lead a team of relationship and sales
experts dedicated to supporting Northern Trust Asset Management’s
clients across Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
“As asset owners in the region continue to grow both in size and
sophistication, we see increasing appetite from investors for Northern
Trust’s range of innovative investment solutions,” said Bo Kratz, head
of Northern Trust Asset Management in Asia-Pacific. “Benze’s extensive
knowledge and experience across the region will support our focus on
this important market and underlines our commitment to the region.”
Lam has more than 13 years of experience working with institutional
investors in Asia-Pacific. In his new role as a senior leader in the
region, Lam will have a key role in asset management business strategy
across Asia-Pacific and in particular, Greater China. He will be based
in Hong Kong and report to Bo Kratz, head of Asia-Pacific at Northern
Trust Asset Management.
Most recently, Lam was head of sales for China offshore at UBS Global
Asset Management, where he drove sales activity, focused on sovereign
wealth investors and Qualified Domestic Institutional Investors in
China. He has also held various roles at FIL Investment Management
(Fidelity), State Street and Morgan Stanley. Lam is also a member of the
Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute.
From its asset management hub in Hong Kong, Northern Trust Asset
Management provides global equity index portfolio management and global
equity dealing, as well as investment strategy and relationship
management. It has representatives located across the region in Hong
Kong, Tokyo and Singapore.
Northern Trust has an established network of seven offices across
Asia-Pacific, most recently opening an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
It has strong relationships with some of the region’s largest central
banks, sovereign wealth funds, government agencies, and corporations.
Asset Management at Northern Trust comprises Northern Trust
Investments, Inc., Northern Trust Global Investments Limited, Northern
Trust Global Investments Japan, K.K., NT Global Advisors, Inc. and
investment personnel of The Northern Trust Company of Hong Kong Limited
and The Northern Trust Company.
About Northern Trust
Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of
investment management, asset and fund administration, banking solutions
and fiduciary services for corporations, institutions and affluent
individuals worldwide. Northern Trust, a financial holding company based
in Chicago, has offices in 18 states, Washington, D.C., and 18
international locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the
Asia-Pacific region. As of March 31, 2014, Northern Trust had assets
under custody of US$5.8 trillion, and assets under investment management
of US$915.4 billion. For more than 120 years, Northern Trust has earned
distinction as an industry leader in combining exceptional service and
expertise with innovative products and technology. For more information,
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Source: Northern Trust