Capital Group has appointed Heidi Sutton as managing director, Asia marketing, on May 14. Sutton is responsible for leading and defining overall marketing strategy and plans for priority markets in the region.
Based in Singapore, Sutton reports to David Cowdell, managing director for Asia and Europe marketing. She will work closely with country marketing teams which cover Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Australia to support business growth.
Sutton joins from First State Investments, where she was global head of marketing. Before that, she led marketing in Asia for JPMorgan Asset Management and Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
David Cowdell, managing director for Asia and Europe Marketing, says, “Heidi brings 18 years of global experience as a senior marketer in the asset management industry across wholesale, institutional and retail channels.”
Thomas Quantrille, president and head of Asia at Capital Group, says, “We are excited to have Heidi on board to drive our marketing efforts across Asia as we expand our regional footprint, which is of strategic importance for Capital Group.”