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People Moves: Old Mutual snags investment director from Schroders; State Street names new sector sales chief

By NexChange
Asset Management

OMGI appoints new Investment Director. Oliver Lee, a 15-year veteran of the asset management industry, has been appointed Investment Director for Asian Equities by Old Mutual Global Investors in Hong Kong. Josh Crabb, the firm’s head of Asian equities, had this to say regarding their new hire:
“Oliver will be a valuable addition to our Hong Kong based team. He has extensive experience in Asian equities, spanning both long and long/short strategies. I look forward to working with him as we continue to enhance our Asian equities offering.”
Lee joins OMGI from Schroders, where he held a post within the firm’s alternative strategies group. Prior to that, he worked at Sloane Robinson after spending two years in Goldman Sachs’ equities division. He began his career however in UBS, taking on roles in both its London and Zurich offices. He will be based in Hong Kong and work alongside Josh Crabb, Diamond Lee, Kris Whitlock and Dmitry Lapidus. Old Mutual Global Investors

State Street names new head of sector sales. Mark England, an old hand in the asset management sales arena, has been named Senior Vice President and head of Asset Manager Sector Sales for Asia by the State Street Corporation. Kevin Wong, head of the firm’s Sector Solutions for Asia Pacific, seemed delighted by their new hire:
“We are delighted to welcome Mark to the State Street team. Mark will identify and develop integrated product and service solutions for our asset management clients in Asia, a core market for us.”
England brings over 17 years of experience to State Street, with his most recent feather being head of Asset Manager Sales for the Investor Services Group in Citibank. He will be filling in the void left by Paul Khoury, who was appointed head of State Street Global Services for Australia and New Zealand earlier this year. Asia Asset Management

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