IFM Investors has named Nicholas Hyde as director of business development for the firm's Australian and Asian markets.
Mr Hyde joins the company from Wellington Management in Sydney. He has also worked with Deutsche Bank, HSBC Markets, CitiGroup Global Markets and JP Morgan Securities and has been based in Sydney, London, and New York at various points in his career.
IFM Investors’ global head of investor relations, Brian Clarke, said the business looks forward to Mr Hyde’s contribution.
“We are delighted to have Nicholas on board as he brings well-developed leadership skills and deep and extensive experience gained in Australia, New York and London. There is no doubt he will help us continue to serve our investors and their underlying members with thoughtful ways to approach the investment markets globally,” he said.
IFM chief executive Brett Himbury added that Mr Hyde’s “breadth of experience and results-oriented approach” would be an asset to the company.
“He has a proven track record and a highly developed technical understanding of investment markets,” Mr Himbury said.