Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy announced for Asia
Sep 03, 2010
Andrew Economos has joined the firm as Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy for Asia (excluding Japan).
Hong Kong, September 3, 2010 – J.P. Morgan Asset Management announced that Andrew Economos has joined the firm as Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy for Asia (excluding Japan). He will be based in Hong Kong and will report locally to David Hsu, CEO Asia Pacific, and functionally to Michael O’Brien, Global Head of Institutional Client Group, and Patrick Thomson, Global Head of Sovereign Clients.
With the continuing growth of the sovereign and institutional business, Andrew's appointment will further strengthen client coverage capability in the region. Previously, Andrew was with J.P. Morgan Private Bank where he was Head of Global Investment Opportunities. Immediately prior to that, Andrew spent two years with J.P. Morgan Investment Bank managing the Asia Equity Principal Trading effort. Andrew brings more than 23 years of experience in global asset management to his new role, having developed, managed and marketed mutual funds, separately-managed accounts, hedge funds and private equity during his career.
In addition to his responsibilities as Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia ex Japan, Andrew will chair the Asia Institutional Business Committee.
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