Savings and investment firm M&G Investments has appointed Joseph Wong as head of intermediary channels in Hong Kong. In the newly created role, Wong will be responsible for leading the Hong Kong team to develop and maintain relationships with key intermediary clients and prospects, particularly private banks and external asset managers. He will also be responsible for defining the Hong Kong team’s strategy and will report to Berny Lin, head of distribution, Asia ex-Japan.
Wong has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry. Before joining M&G, he spent over 10 years in the Hong Kong office of Franklin Templeton Investments. Prior to that he spent three years at Superfund Financial, a European alternative investment company, where he was responsible for business development in Hong Kong, China, Macau and the Philippines. He also held various roles in AIG (now AIA), Bank of China (Hong Kong) and Shanghai Commercial Bank.
Wong graduated from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance and Marketing. He also holds a Bachelor of Laws from Manchester Metropolitan University.