UK-based equity manager Martin Currie has appointed Michael Millar as investment manager in the Asian Equities team.
Based in Edinburgh, Millar will report to Andrew Graham, investment director, head of Asia.
Millar, with 19 years’ investment experience, previously served as managing director, regional head of research at Naeem Brokerage, Cairo. Before that, he spent seven years at Societe Generale where he held the roles of director, head of Asia telecoms research, and senior telecoms analyst and deputy head of research, based in Singapore and Bangkok respectively.
In other recent hires at the firm, last month Martin Currie hired Phil Raby as sales manager to develop its UK intermediary business in the north of England, Midlands and South West.