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Aberdeen hires for new Hong Kong role

Asia-Pacific_globeAberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has appointed Ben Sheehan as a senior equity investment specialist for the Asia Pacific region. The role is newly created, and Sheehan is based in Hong Kong, the Scottish asset manager said in a statement on April 9, 2019. “Sheehan is responsible for working closely with the Asia Pacific equities and distribution teams to ensure investment knowledge transfer internally and externally, and help drive the firm’s commercial strategy,” ASI added. He will report to Donald Amstad, Asia Pacific chief operating officer for distribution and head of investment specialists. Sheehan previously spent 12 years at HSBC Global Asset Management in a range of roles. He was most recently a senior product specialist for Asian equities. Andrew Hendry, head of distribution for Asia Pacific at ASI, said: “In the last year, we continued to add in-market sales, investment and product strategy specialists who possess technical expertise in tailoring products and solutions to support our distribution effort across Asia Pacific.” ©2019 funds global asia

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