Aberdeen Standard appoints Japan deputy head

Japanese yenSadayuki Takahashi has been named by Aberdeen Standard Investment’s (ASI) as its first deputy head of Japan. In the newly created role, Takahashi will work alongside Ken Yajima, chief executive and representative director of ASI Japan on the development and execution of its Japan business strategy. Takahashi previously served at Schroders for 14 years, most recently in the role of chief operating officer (COO) of distribution and head of product development. Prior to that he worked with both JP Morgan and Bank of New York in Tokyo in senior roles in client services and global custody. The appointment comes at a time when ASI is expanding its Japan business and also looking to strengthen its management structure in the region.
“I am confident that his wealth of experience and deep expertise in the asset management industry will contribute to the expansion of our Japan business and strengthen our client engagement,” said Yajima. © 2020 funds global asia

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