Fullerton names new heads of asset classes

Mr Ken Goh will lead and manage the equities team, including members in Fullerton’s overseas offices.
Mr Ken Goh will lead and manage the equities team, including members in Fullerton’s overseas offices.
Mr Vincent Chan will lead efforts to enhance and manage the multi-asset investment proposition for clients.
Mr Vincent Chan will lead efforts to enhance and manage the multi-asset investment proposition for clients.

Fullerton Fund Management announced management changes yesterday, including naming new heads for various asset classes.

Mr Ken Goh, formerly the chief executive of CIMB Principal Asset Management's Singapore office, has been appointed Fullerton's new head of equities.

Mr Vincent Chan, previously the Asia head of multi-asset products at Schroders Investment Management, will be co-head of multi-asset.

And Ms Ong Guat Cheng, who now manages Fullerton's Asian local currency bond and fixed-income absolute returns strategies, will take on an expanded role as head of fixed income.

The three asset class heads will report directly to chief investment officer Patrick Yeo.

"Fullerton is focused on investing in and the strengthening of our leadership team, to ensure we remain well positioned to deliver value to clients, while navigating a constantly evolving market environment," Mr Yeo said.

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Fullerton is focused on investing in and the strengthening of our leadership team, to ensure we remain well positioned to deliver value to clients, while navigating a constantly evolving market environment.

MR PATRICK YEO, Fullerton Fund Management chief investment officer

"As we continue to grow our assets under management, we are pleased to share these new appointments, which are aligned with Fullerton's vision of being a global leader in asset management."

All three will begin their new roles on July 1.

Mr Goh will lead and manage the equities team, including members in Fullerton's overseas offices.

His key focus areas include refining and articulating Fullerton's investment views and equity strategies, as well as to drive solid and consistent investment performance.

Mr Chan will lead efforts to enhance and manage the multi-asset investment proposition for clients.

Ms Ong, who has been with Fullerton for 14 years, will lead the portfolio managers and analysts in Singapore and China, and have investment oversight of all fixed-income strategies.

She has delivered a consistent and strong investment track record as the lead portfolio manager of Fullerton's local currency bond strategies, Fullerton said.

Fullerton is an Asian and emerging market specialist, with investment capabilities that span equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives.

It was incorporated in Singapore in 2003, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, with offices in Shanghai, Tokyo and London.

Yasmine Yahya

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 21, 2017, with the headline 'Fullerton names new heads of asset classes'. Print Edition | Subscribe