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Capital Group strengthens marketing in Asia with senior hire

  • May 16, 2019

Capital Group is pleased to announce that Heidi Sutton has joined the firm as of May 14 as Managing Director, Asia Marketing. Heidi is responsible for leading and defining overall marketing strategy and plans for priority markets in the APAC region.

Based in Singapore, Heidi reports to David Cowdell, Managing Director for Asia and Europe Marketing. Heidi joins our team from First State Investments, where she was Global Head of Marketing. Prior to that, she led marketing in Asia for JP Morgan Asset Management and Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Her deep, client-focused marketing expertise and extensive global experience will enhance support for clients in the region. She will work closely with country marketing teams and support business growth in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Australia.

David Cowdell, Managing Director for Asia and Europe Marketing commented: “Heidi brings 18 years of global experience as a senior marketer in the asset management industry across wholesale, institutional and retail channels. We are delighted to welcome someone of Heidi’s calibre to Capital Group as we continue to recruit and invest in our talent and further strengthen our marketing capabilities to support clients across Asia.”

Thomas Quantrille, President and Head of Asia at Capital Group, added: “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. Capital Group’s long-term investment approach is helping people across Asia prepare for a secure retirement through successful investing. We are committed to bringing the very best of our capabilities to Asian investors and a strong marketing function in the region will enable us to achieve this.”

Capital Group has been serving investors in the Asia Pacific region for more than 30 years. The firm currently employs more than 280 associates in the region, and has offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.

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