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Northern Trust AM hires Greater China head
27 June 2014
Snaps up Benze Lam from UBS Global Asset Management
Northern Trust Asset Management has hired Benze Lam to head
its business in Greater China.
The newly-created role will involve Lam leading the
firm’s team of relationship and sales experts that
support clients in Mainland China, Hong Kiong, Macau and
Based in Hong Kong he report to Bo Kratz, head of Asia-Pacific
at Northern Trust Asset Management.
"As asset owners in the region continue to grow both in size
and sophistication, we see increasing appetite from investors
for Northern Trust’s range of innovative
investment solutions," said Kratz.
"[Lam’s] extensive knowledge and experience across
the region will support our focus on this important market and
underlines our commitment to the region."
Lam has more than 13 years of experience working with
institutional investors in Asia-Pacific. He was most recently
head of sales for China offshore at UBS Global Asset
Management, where he drove sales activity, focused on sovereign
wealth investors and Qualified Domestic Institutional Investors
in China. He also previously held various roles at FIL
Investment Management (Fidelity), State Street and Morgan