They will work with the firm’s regional functional heads to strengthen collaboration and alignment across the organization.
Eastspring Investments, the asset management business of insurer Prudential, has announced today a new regional management structure with the appointment of Xavier Meyer and Wendy Lim to newly created roles of regional chief executives, the firm announced on Tuesday.
Lim will be joining Eastspring on 19 November 2021 as regional CEO for Southeast Asia, overseeing Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Functionally, she will lead the Retail business globally, including intermediary sales and digital strategy, and oversee marketing and communications. She will also be responsible for the Prudential Life businesses relationship management to ensure closer collaboration in building an integrated wealth capability.
She joins Eastspring from Manulife Investment Management, where she was CEO Singapore and head of its high-net-worth segment for Asia. She brings over 30 years of experience in retail banking, wealth, and asset management.
Supporting Future Growth
Meyer, joined Eastspring in 2014 and is currently its global head of distribution. His new management responsibilities as regional CEO for North Asia, Europe and U.S., will have him oversee its Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Europe and U.S. businesses. Functionally, he will continue to spearhead the institutional business globally.
The pair will report to Wai-Kwong Seck, chief executive officer at Eastspring Investments Group, who will continue to have direct oversight of Eastspring’s India and China businesses, assisted by Meyer (India) and Janelle Yeo (China).
«We are making these structural changes to create an organization that is scalable to position Eastspring for future growth,»  Seck said in a statement.

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