Nikko Asset Management has appointed a new non-executive director who will also be the chair of the risk and compliance committee.
Naomi Edwards, former partner at Deloitte will take on the role effective immediately and brings with her experience at Australian Ethical Investments and Hunter Hall Limited as well.
Nikko Asset Management Australia managing director Sam Hallinan said Ms Edwards’ appointment reflects the company’s focus on enhancing and strengthening governance across the firm globally.
“Harnessing the experience and insight from a Non-Executive Director like Naomi will contribute to Nikko AM in Australia growing, evolving and improving. Her views as an “asset owner” chair, as well as previous experience with ESG in funds management, are highly valued,” Mr Hallinan said.
The appointment follows the recent appointment of John Gee as independent chair of Nikko AM Australia boards; he is also a non-executive director.
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