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Credit Suisse AM names Apac head

The asset manager confirms the appointment of its interim regional boss.
Min Huang, Credit Suisse Asset Management

Min Huang has been made head of asset management, Asia Pacific, effective immediately, according to a Credit Suisse internal memo. She will also continue her role as head of asset management for China.

Huang had spent seven months leading asset management in the region on an ad interim basis.

She will to report to Ulrich Körner, CEO of Credit Suisse Asset Management as before, and be a member of both the asset management and Apac management committees.

“Asia Pacific is a key growth region for Credit Suisse. I am convinced that [Huang’s] significant industry experience and proven leadership, together with her in-depth knowledge of the region, make her ideally placed suited to drive our efforts to grow our asset management business in Apac,” said Körner.

Huang will lead the regional businesses, drive the regional implementation of the cross-functional asset management strategy to strengthen Credit Suisse’s market presence, and develop cross-divisional collaboration in the region.

Huang has two decades of experience in the financial industry. She joined Credit Suisse in 2006 and has held various leadership roles over the years across the investment bank and asset management, in New York and Hong Kong.

Since 2014, Huang has been head of asset management for China, overseeing the asset management joint venture – ICBC Credit Suisse Asset Management Co (ICBCCS), and developing the firm’s China onshore presence.

Established in 2005, ICBCCS was the first ever asset management joint venture between a Chinese commercial bank and a foreign financial institution, and had total AUM of around RMB1.7trn ($260bn) as of end of 2021.

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