Franklin Templeton Investments Australia has appointed a new senior director to institutional business to manage ongoing investor relationships.
Based in Melbourne, Vivian Sun in her new role will be responsible for managing and building the firm’s relationships with institutional investors in Australia and New Zealand.
Ms Sun’s role will support the delivery of the firm’s range of investment capabilities including alternative offerings from K2 Advisors.
Ms Sun joins from Neuberger Berman where she was institutional business sales executive and vice president institutional business.
Franklin Templeton’s managing director Matthew Harrison said that Ms Sun would be able to address investors needs and assist the team in growing further.
“Vivian’s depth of relationships in the institutional market with both asset owners and consultants, and her broad experience across asset classes will be invaluable as we continue to build our institutional business in Australia and New Zealand.
“We plan to further augment both our institutional and retail advisory distribution teams in the coming months, as we seek to best position our business for growth and add further capabilities to our Australian team,” he said.
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