Nikko Asset Management Australia has named a new head of institutional business.
Eddy Schipper has been appointed to the newly created role of institutional business head.
Nikko AM Australia managing director Sam Hallinan said: “Eddy’s experience in Japan combined with his extensive experience here in Australia will bring a new dimension to our already capable distribution team.”
“The energy surrounding our commitment to become Asia’s premier global asset manager has enabled us to attract and secure someone of Eddy’s talent, experience and reputation,” Mr Hallinan said.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr Schipper was the executive director of Asia Pacific investor relations at IFM Investors.
Mr Schipper’s appointment follows the recruitment of Naomi Finnigan and Rob Bluzmanis to the firm’s distribution team.