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Franklin Templeton names head of China

China cities mapFormer Nomura executive Yu Qing has been appointed by global asset manager Franklin Templeton as its head of China.   Qing will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for the firm’s business in mainland China. Based in Beijing, Qing will report to Ben Meng, executive vice president and chairman of Asia Pacific. In her 30-year career, Qing has worked for Nomura, where she was most recently chairman of the board at Nomura Orient International Securities and managing director at Nomura Securities in China. The appointment comes just weeks after Franklin Templeton added to its Apac leadership team with the addition of a new head of retail for Asia and managing director and head of Australia and New Zealand. © 2022 funds global asia

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