He brings over 15 years of experience in the asset management and private banking industries.

Fidelity investment manager appointed Johann santer as APAC ex-Japan regional manager for private banking and wealth management, and will lead an expanded team of senior distribution experts in Hong Kong and Singapore, the company said in a statement on Monday.

Santer joined Fidelity in 2018 as Head of Private Banking Asia Ex-Japan. He was previously Head of Investment Specialists for Hong Kong Funds at Julius Baer, ​​and held various positions at Asset Manager Superfund.

He will be responsible for the growth and regional alignment of the company’s wealth proposition for clients across private and retail banking channels and lead its strategic client program, and will continue to report to Rajeev mittal, CEO Asia.

Important region

Private banking business has grown significantly in proportion to Fidelity’s overall Asia Pacific business, the company said.

“Favorable demographic trends and a positive economic outlook in the region over the medium to long term underscore the need for a strong wealth proposition for clients,” Santer said.