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Barings appoints Edmond Chong to lead Asia mutual fund sales

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Baring Asset Management (Barings) has appointed Edmund Chong to the role of Head of Sales, Client Service and Business Development – Distribution, Asia ex Japan. 

Chong is based in Hong Kong and reports to Gerry Ng, Chief Executive Officer, Asia ex Japan. He joins Barings from HSBC Global Asset Management where he was the Head of Sales, Wholesale Business. His prior experience includes senior roles at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, SG Asset Management and Franklin Templeton. Before then, Edmund started his career as a research manager at Harris Fraser International Limited.
 
Gerry Ng says: “I am pleased to welcome Edmund to Barings. He brings deep experience of the industry and our key distributors to the firm and joins to lead the Mutual Fund Distribution business at an exciting time as we prepare to launch the Barings Hong Kong domiciled fund range.”
 

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