MANULIFE Asset Management on Tuesday said it has appointed Wendy Lim as CEO of Manulife Asset Management in Singapore.
Ms Lim is a veteran in the banking and finance industry, and was last the CEO, Singapore and managing director for business development and marketing for Asia-Pacific with BNY Mellon Investment Management.
"Singapore is a key strategic market for Manulife Asset Management, and Wendy will oversee the growth and development of the company's overall wealth and asset management business in the market," the company said.
"Manulife Asset Management has a strong network of institutional clients in Singapore and the local office acts as a complementary hub for wealth and asset management's Asean operations. In particular, Wendy will work closely with bank partners to ensure their wealth management needs are being met," it added.
Ms Lim is replacing Jill Smith, who left the role of senior managing director for Manulife Asset Management (Singapore) in June 2015 to take on a new role in the organisation.