Aviva Investors appoints head of Asia Pacific real estate
23 June 2009
(London) – Aviva Investors today announced it has appointed Ian Hally as CEO, Real Estate - Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Ian will oversee the company’s real estate business and investments in the region and report to Ian Womack, Chief Executive Real Estate.
Ian was previously Head of Strategy and Indirect Investment for the Asia Pacific real estate business and has been based in Singapore since he joined the company in 2007.
Ian Womack, Chief Executive Real Estate, Aviva Investors said:
“Ian has been at the forefront of establishing our real estate capability in Asia Pacific and his appointment reflects the pivotal role he has played since the office was opened in 2007. Ian has both the relevant experience and expertise to deliver on our ambition to become a leading provider of innovative real estate investment solutions in the Asia Pacific region.”
Ian Hally, CEO, Real Estate - Asia Pacific said:
“Since launch, we have built a high quality team of real estate professionals in the region, capable of guiding us through the short term challenges presented by the market, and to position the business for the longer term growth prospects we continue to see. Most notably, we are ready to take advantage of the next upswing in the cycle which we expect will occur in a number of strategically identified markets across the Asia Pacific region.”
Aviva Investors has approximately £700m of equity committed to real estate in the Asia Pacific region invested widely across the region including in China, India, Japan and Singapore.
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Aviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc, the world’s fifth-largest insurance group*. The company delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 15 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, UK and North America.
*based on worldwide premiums as at 31 December 2008
- Aviva is the world’s fifth largest* insurance group, serving 50 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 £51.4 billion and funds under management of £381 billion at 31 December 2008.
*as at 31 December 2008
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