Aviva Investors strengthens Asia-Pacific business development with senior hire
28 June 2010
(London): Aviva Investors today announced the appointment of Carolyn Lu to the role of Managing Director, Business Development, Asia Pacific.
Carolyn, who will be based in Singapore, has over 25 years experience in the financial services sector. She was most recently Chief Executive Officer and Regional Head of Business – Asia, at Société Générale and has previously held senior roles at Citigroup, Sumitomo Finance, Credit Suisse First Boston, and Discount Corporation of New York - in New York, Hong Kong and London.
Carolyn will report to Erich Gerth Executive Director, CEO - Global Business Development who is based in the UK and will work on a day-to-day basis with Craig Bingham, CEO Asia Pacific, who is based in Australia.
Erich Gerth said: “Carolyn is a talented and highly experienced leader who brings an intimate understanding of the Asian market, having worked extensively in the region at a senior level. She will be responsible for continuing to grow Aviva Investors business development capabilities in this key market and enhancing our business across target client channels.
“Carolyn’s appointment completes our global business development leadership team. Our business development structure is now aligned to target clients that include sovereign wealth and pension funds, financial institutions as well as Aviva, and we are well positioned to work closely with them at both a global and local level.”
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Notes to Editors
Aviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc. The company delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 16 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under management of almost £250 billion at 31 December 2009.
- Aviva is the world’s fifth largest* insurance group, serving 53 million customers across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific
- Aviva’s main business activities are long-term savings, fund management and general insurance, with worldwide total sales of £45.1 billion and funds under management of £379 billion at 31 December 2009
* Based on gross worldwide premiums for the year ended 31 December 2008
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