First Sentier Investors (FSI) has appointed Marcus Ong as director, institutional business, of its Singapore distribution team. He reports to Christy Goh, head of distribution, Southeast Asia.
In his new role, Ong will be responsible for cultivating institutional client relationships across sovereign wealth, central banks, insurance companies, endowments and government entities in the region.
Ong spent the last six years at Franklin Templeton, most recently as co-head, institutional business, Southeast Asia. Prior to that, he worked as an executive investment manager at Urban Redevelopment Authority for three years.
Lauren Prendiville, managing director and head of distribution, Asia, comments: “Marcus brings over 10 years’ institutional client experience and expertise to the business, and we are so pleased to welcome him to the team. Singapore and Southeast Asia continue to be important strategic markets for the firm, and Marcus will work closely with Christy and the broader team to expand our institutional client network.”