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Harvest Global Investments Appoints Marketing Chief In International Growth Push

Amisha Mehta Deputy Editor 20 September 2016

Harvest Global Investments Appoints Marketing Chief In International Growth Push

The Asian asset manager has appointed leadership for its marketing and business development efforts globally.

Harvest Global Investments has appointed Ashley Dale to the newly-created role of chief business development officer and chief marketing officer, covering Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East.

Dale previously seven years as chief marketing officer and head of international business development at Mirae Asset Global Investments. Before that, he held senior positions at CLSA, GLS Capital and SG Securities. He has over 20 years of business development and marketing experience in the finance industry, for both long-only and alternative investment strategies.

Based in Hong Kong, Dale will report to chief executive, James Sun. He will be responsible for developing business for international clients looking to invest in China and Asia as a whole, as well as cooperating with mainland Chinese financial institutions wishing to allocate capital globally, including in the UK and Europe. 

He will be in charge of enhancing Harvest Global Investments’ distribution network globally, both under its own name, as well as in cooperation with Deutsche Asset Wealth Management, which holds a 30 per cent stake in the company.

“We are delighted to have Ash on board. It demonstrates HGI’s ability to attract the very best talent for key positions as we seek to expand and to increase the overall quality of our business in the highly competitive international arena,” said Sun.

Harvest Global Investments was established in Hong Kong in 2008 as a subsidiary of Harvest Fund Management. As of the end of March 2016, Harvest Group had over $97 billion in assets under management.

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