abrdn has announced that Tina Tong has joined the company in a newly created role as the head of wholesale distribution in Hong Kong.
Based in Hong Kong, Tong reports to David Hanzl, head of wholesale for Asia Pacific.
“The wholesale business in Asia Pacific is core to abrdn’s growth strategy and Hong Kong is a critical to the success of that,” said Hanzl.
“[Tong]’s in-depth knowledge and acute understanding of local clients will be vital, as we focus on delivering a diverse array of future-fit investment solutions to investors.”
Tong will be responsible for strengthening relationships with key intermediary distributors and delivering abrdn’s wholesale value proposition to clients in the city, according to the company.
She has over 20 years of experience in the asset management industry and previously spent 10 years at Matthews Asia.
Tong was most recently the vice president for distribution at Matthews Asia, where she was responsible for fund distribution activities to private banks, family offices, fund of funds, EAMs and insurance companies.
She has also worked at Peak Capital as the director of business development, where she provided investment services to institutions, private banks, insurers and financial advisers.