Capital Group appoints Heidi Sutton in senior Asia marketing hire

HandshakeCapital Group has appointed Heidi Sutton as managing director for Asia marketing. Sutton will be responsible for defining overall market strategy and plans for priority markets in Asia, the Los Angeles headquartered firm said on May 15, 2019. In her new role, Sutton reports to David Cowdell, managing director for Asia and Europe marketing. Prior to joining Capital Group, Sutton served as the global head of marketing at First State Investments. With an 18-year track record as a marketer in the asset management industry, Sutton previous experience includes leading marketing in Asia for JP Morgan Asset Management and Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Based in Singapore, Sutton will work closely with teams covering Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Australia to help drive business growth, Capital Group said in a statement. Cowdell said Sutton’s appointment shows the firm’s commitment to investing in talent “and further strengthen our marketing capabilities to support clients across Asia”. Capital Group has offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and Tokyo and manages more than $1.6 trillion in assets for investors globally, the firm said. ©2019 funds global asia

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