BNY Mellon Investment Management expands APAC intermediary team

Firm hires Vivienne Lim and Billy Chung for its Singapore and Hong Kong third party distribution teams

Vivienne Lim
Vivienne Lim

BNY Mellon Investment Management has made two additions to its third party distribution team in Singapore and Hong.

Vivienne Lim joins the Singapore team while Billy Chung joins the Hong Kong team as intermediary business development managers, both reporting to Nicolas Kopitsis, head of Third Party Distribution APAC ex Japan.

Lim and Chung will focus on growing relationships with private banks, wealth managers, global financial institutions along with retail banks and family offices in the region.

Kopitsis comments: “We are thrilled to welcome Vivienne and Billy to the expanding Asia Pacific ex Japan intermediary team. Over the past three years, our focus has been on building relationships with private banks and global financial institutions. Going forward we will also be targeting retail banks, family offices and strategic partnerships in the region.

“We are pleased to see strong momentum and business growth across a number of our investment firms and asset classes such as private credit, global equities, fixed income and thematic investing.”

Lim brings 15 years of sales and marketing experience working with private banks, retail banks and global fund managers. She most recently spent four years as vice president, Business Development at multi-affiliate manager, Legg Mason in Singapore. Prior to this, Lim was senior manager, business development at Lion Global Investors.

Chung brings 14 years’ experience in client relationship management and business development, most recently as intermediary sales senior manager for Invesco Hong Kong. Prior to this, he held client relationship positions with Fidelity International, Citibank and Standard Chartered, all in Hong Kong. Lim officially started her role on July 22 and Chung on September 11.

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