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M&G appoints Korea head

Peter Kim has joined M&G Investments from Lazard Korea Asset Management, where he worked for more than a decade.
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M&G Investments has appointed Peter Kim as head of Korea.

In this newly-created role, he will spearhead the expansion of M&G’s business in the country and will report to Berny Lin, head of distribution for Asia ex-Japan.

Kim joins M&G from Lazard Korea Asset Management, where he worked for more than 10 years as the institutional and regional marketing representative, overseeing the firm’s relationships with pensions, mutual funds, life insurers and banks.

He previously worked at Standard Chartered, BNP Paribas, UBS Warburg and Daewoo Securities.

“Peter’s appointment underscores our unwavering commitment to enhancing our offerings and growing our footprint to better serve our diverse clientele in Korea. With his knowledge and extensive experience in the Korean market, Peter will play an instrumental role in supporting the growth of our business in South Korea as we enter this exciting chapter of regional growth,” said Loretta Ng, head of Asia Pacific at M&G.

“South Korea presents a dynamic landscape, with a significant demand from institutional clients. M&G, with its extensive investment capabilities, as well as its global footprint and local knowledge, is in a unique position to cater to the needs of these clients. I am delighted to be leading the initiative to fortify our presence in South Korea and contributing to the broader Asia strategy,” said Kim.

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