Investment manager Schroders has appointed Keiko Kondo to the newly created role of deputy head of multi-asset investments for Asia.
Reporting to Patrick Brenner, Asia head for multi-asset investment, Kondo will help manage target return portfolios in Asia, as well as contribute to Schroders’ global investment process.
Johanna Kyrklund, global head of multi-asset Investments said, ‘Our multi-asset business continues to grow in Asia and we are seeing increasing demand from investors for multi-asset outcome-oriented solutions.
'Keiko’s appointment highlights our commitment to this demand and further strengthens our investment proposition to our clients in Asia and globally.’
Kondo joins from UBS Asset Management where she was Asia Pacific head of multi asset, and was responsible for the management of multi-asset portfolios for institutional clients.
Prior to this, she held roles at Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan and UFJ Tsubasa Securities and has 25 years of industry experience.