The former chief executive of Amundi Singapore has joined Singapore-based Fullerton Fund Management as chief executive officer.
In her new role, Jenny Sofian will lead the overall business strategy and be responsible for expanding the firm’s third-party businesses and servicing clients when she commences her new role on 1 November this year.
Ms Sofian has over two decades’ experience across Asia in business development, senior portfolio management and research roles.
Fullerton chairman and interim chief executive Ho Tian Yee said, “Jenny's appointment is the culmination of our search for someone who can lead Fullerton's growth ambitions and fulfil our long-term plans.
“Jenny is a proven leader with an established record of growing businesses and creating value for stakeholders.”
He also said her “people-oriented approach” would be “motivation” for the Fullerton team, and felt “confident she [was] the right person to lead Fullerton on the next phase of its journey”.
Commenting on her appointment, Ms Sofian said she was excited to be part of the firm’s growth.
“I believe we are at the cusp of incredible opportunity and prosperity in Asia, and I look forward to working with the rest of the Fullerton team to further the firm’s success and grow it into a ‘best in class’ asset management house,” she said.
“In particular, I intend to focus on accelerating Fullerton's growth across our key markets, as the firm continues to deliver strong investment returns for clients.”