Manulife Asset Management Names New Head of Equities In Singapore

Jan 2 2018 | 1:26pm ET

Manulife Asset Management has named former Amundi executive Chan Hock Fai as its new head of equities in Singapore.

In his new role, Chan will lead the company’s Singapore-based equities strategies and oversee its 80-strong Asia equities team active ten local markets, according to a statement. He replaces Lisa Yong, who left in November, and will report to Ronald Chan, CIO Equities Asia ex-Japan for the firm.

Prior to joining Manulife Asset Management, Chan was director of investment for Amundi Asset Management in Singapore, where he was responsible for Singapore, regional and global multi-asset portfolios. He began his career as a software engineer with SingTel.

Headquartered in London, Manulife Asset Management is the global asset management arm of financial services behemoth Manulife. The firm, which operates in the U.S. under the John Hancock brand, provides comprehensive asset management solutions across a broad range of public and private asset classes, as well as asset allocation solutions, for pension plans, foundations, endowments, financial institutions and other institutional investors worldwide. As of September 2017, AUM totaled approximately $383 billion.

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