Malaysian used-car marketplace Carsome has appointed Juliet Zhu as its chief financial officer, while global asset management company Capital Group has roped in Debbie Fok as marketing director, financial intermediaries, Hong Kong and North Asia.
Carsome ropes in CFO
Malaysian used car marketplace Carsome has appointed Juliet Zhu as a chief financial officer (CFO) from 1 January 2020, according to a statement.
In this role, Zhu will help the company strengthen its market position as Southeast Asia’s leading used-car trading platform and ecosystem anchor.
She will bring her insights from her experience in the venture capital industry to drive Carsome’s growth strategy for core and new business verticals, ecosystem development through partnership and M&A. Besides, she will also oversee all capital management including equity and debt fundraising.
According to the company, following its successful Series C funding in December 2019, the addition of Zhu will help strengthen Carsome’s regional leadership in the industry.
Before joining Carsome, Zhu has worked in the investment industry across China, India and most of all, Southeast Asia. She has had stints with Fosun RZ Capital, a global venture capital (VC) firm under Hong Kong-listed multi-billion dollar conglomerate Fosun Group, as well as other Southeast Asia-focused venture capital firms such as Jubilee Capital Management and Cento Ventures.
Capital Group appoints marketing director in HK, North Asia
Global asset management company Capital Group has appointed Debbie Fok as its marketing director, financial intermediaries, Hong Kong and North Asia.
In this role, Debbie will lead Capital Group’s financial intermediary marketing strategy in Hong Kong, raising awareness of the firm’s brand and range of Luxembourg-domiciled funds to investors.
Based in Hong Kong, she will report to Hannah Aymé, managing director, financial intermediaries marketing, Europe and Asia.
Capital Group, that has more than $1.9 trillion assets under management to date, was established over 30 years year. It currently employs more than 330 associates in the Asia-Pacific region, and has offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.