A global investment manager has made a number of senior leadership appointments across the Asia-Pacific region and its Japan business.
Schroders country head of Australia Chris Durack and country head of Singapore Susan Soh will succeed Lieven Debruyne as co-heads of Asia Pacific, effective Q2 2020. They will also retain their respective roles.
Noriaki Kurose will join Schroders as Japan country head. Mr Kurose previously held the position of managing director and board member of Pictet Asset Management’s Japan business. He succeeds Shigesuke Kashiwagi.
“I am pleased to hand over leadership of the APAC business to established senior leaders Chris Durack and Susan Soh,” said Mr Debruyne.
“With their combined wealth of industry and client engagement experience, our strong performing business across Asia Pacific is well positioned for the next stage of growth. We are also delighted to welcome Nori to his new role, and look forward to benefiting from his deep knowledge and understanding of the Japanese market.”