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Vontobel expands client coverage to Korea

Yong Duk Kim has joined as country head from PGIM Fixed Income.

Vontobel Asset Management has expanded its Asia Pacific client coverage into Korea with the appointment of Yong Duk Kim as country head.

Kim will be responsible for managing relationships with Korean investors. He joins Vontobel from PGIM Fixed Income, where he was the Korea offshore representative and has also worked at UBS Asset Management as well as its Korean joint venture, UBS Hana Asset Management.

“I’m pleased to welcome Yong Duk to Vontobel Asset Management. His strong and established client network will be an integral part of our efforts to bring the solutions offered by our multi-boutique platform to asset owners in Korea and to build out our presence in the region. In addition, his client-focused ethic will undoubtedly give us an edge as we strive to partner with key stakeholders to add value to their portfolios in the form of innovative investment solutions,” said Wei Kai Lee, head of Asia Pacific at Vontobel.

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