Fidelity names Johann Santer as Head of Private Banking and Wealth in Asia

11/02/2021
Johann Santer joins Fidelity as Head of Private Banking and Wealth
Johann Santer joins Fidelity as Head of Private Banking and Wealth

Fidelity International appoints Johann Santer as APAC ex-Japan Lead for Private Banking and Wealth with immediate effect

HONG KONG / SINGAPORE, November 2, 2021 -- Fidelity International, the leading asset manager, with offices in 46 offices across 27 different countries, including the UK and Ireland, India, Germany and Canada have as of yesterday announced the appointment of Johann Santer as a Managing Director and Head of Private Banking and Wealth for Asia ex-Japan. Santer will report to Rajeev Mittal, Managing Director, Asia Pacific ex Japan who is based in Hong Kong.

Santer will lead an expanded team of senior distribution experts, across Hong Kong and Singapore.

On his appointment, Johann Santer, was quoted as saying:

"The private banking business has grown significantly as a proportion of Fidelity's overall business in Asia Pacific. Favourable demographic trends, and positive economic outlook in the region for the medium to long-term highlight the need for a strong wealth proposition for clients. Fidelity's strong investment heritage in Asia, industry-leading research capabilities, as well as our sustainable investment expertise, are key differentiators for the business,"

Santer has more than 15 years of industry experience in the asset management and private banking industries. He joined Fidelity in July 2018 as Head of Private Banking Business Asia ex-Japan, delivering services and investment solutions for private banks in Asia.

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