Investment company Capital Group, which has assets under management of more than US$2.6 trillion, has appointed Lisa Leong as managing director for institutional business in Southeast Asia, reporting to Jeik Sohn, head of client group, Singapore and Southeast Asia.
Based in Singapore, Leong will be responsible for building the strategy and relationships with institutional clients in Southeast Asia and bringing Capital Group’s investment services to institutional investors in the region.
Leong brings more than 14 years of industry experience to Capital Group, most recently as head of institutional business in Southeast Asia for Franklin Templeton. She began her career at EY, followed by Bank Negara Malaysia where she was a portfolio manager for fixed income and equities.
Sohn says: “Leong’s extensive regional and investment expertise will be an asset to our institutional client relationships and cement Capital Group’s position as a trusted partner for institutions in Southeast Asia.”