Investec Asset Management has appointed Eric Fu as its Hong Kong-based managing director and country head for Greater China.
In the newly-created role, Fu is responsible for developing Investec’s strategy, as well as leading its operations and driving the company’s growth.
He is also expected to oversee the advisory and institutional businesses across markets in the region.
Fu reports to Mark Samuelson, the company’s managing director for Asia Pacific.
Fu joins Investec Asset Management from HSBC Broking Services Asia, where he was the chief executive officer overseeing the company’s full investment services.
Prior to that, he had held various senior positions at BNY Mellon Investment Management, HSBC’s retail banking and wealth management, China Southern Fund Management and Fidelity International.