BlackRock has appointed Nicholas Peach as head of Apac markets and investments for iShares and index investments, effective May 2023.
Based in Hong Kong, Peach will be responsible for leading the Apac iShares markets and index investments team.
Peach was most recently with Goldman Sachs, where he was head of Apac equities electronic services and also previously served as head of the algo development micro franchise strategy group at the bulge bracket bank.
“I am delighted to welcome Nicholas to lead the Apac iShares markets and index investments team in its next stage of growth. Nicholas’s deep understanding of client needs and market structure in Asia Pacific will be a powerful addition to accelerating the team’s core mission of continuing to deliver superior market quality ETFs to investors of all types in the region and beyond,” said Samara Cohen, global CIO for iShares and index investments at BlackRock.
“Nicholas’s experience as a highly collaborative leader of teams across Asia Pacific will serve us well in our work of driving initiatives that support the evolution of our platform and the regional ETF ecosystem. In turn, our clients will benefit from increased convenience, affordability, transparency and resilience of our iShares and index investments,” said Peter Loehnert, Apac head of iShares and index investments at BlackRock.