People Digest: Indosuez, CBRE make key appointments

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Indosuez Wealth Management has appointed Alfred Low as head of North Asia Market and strategic partnerships for the bank’s Singapore branch, while CBRE has promoted Admen Law to senior director and head of Project Management Advisory Services in Hong Kong.

Indosuez appoints head of North Asia Market and strategic partnerships

Global wealth management firm Indosuez Wealth Management in Asia (Indosuez) has appointed Alfred Low as head of North Asia Market and Strategic Partnerships for the bank’s Singapore branch, starting September 1, 2021, according to an announcement.

In this role, Low will help Indosuez capitalise on its strengths to increase its footprint in Asia.

“Alfred’s dual role as Head of North Asia Market and Strategic Partnerships will allow us to further strengthen the front line teams as well as explore new business opportunities for the bank in Asia,” said Omar Shokur, CEO, Asia and branch manager, Singapore, Indosuez

Alfred joins Indosuez after holding senior management and advisory roles covering North Asia clients at HSBC Private Bank, Credit Suisse Private Bank, UBS Wealth Management, and Citigroup Private Bank.

Before banking, Alfred has held various functions with the ministry of trade and industry in Singapore.

Indosuez Wealth Management is the global wealth management brand of Crédit Agricole group, ranked 10th in the world in terms of total assets, according to The Banker – July 2020.

CBRE promotes Admen Law to senior director

CBRE has announced the promotion of Admen Law as senior director and head of project management advisory services, CBRE Hong Kong, with immediate effect.

Over the past eight years at CBRE, Law has played an instrumental role in the success of CBRE’s Project Management business.

As a qualified building surveyor with over 25 years of experience, Admen has set up world-class offices and working spaces. With his expertise in managing large-scale projects and his consultation skills, Admen delivers exceptional value to his clients, and has been widely recognised by notable companies in Hong Kong.

Going forward, Admen and his team will continue to deliver a full suite of customised project management services for occupiers and investors of commercial real estate from different property sectors, which includes commercial interior designs, office relocation, refurbishment, and commercial site revitalisation and redevelopment.

“We are excited that a home-grown, high-calibre expert like Admen will be leading the Hong Kong Project Management team, delivering exceptional outcomes to our clients as we usher in a new era of real estate,” said Peter Trollope, head of PJM Advisory, APAC, CBRE.

Singapore Reporter/s

In Singapore, we are looking to double our reporting team by this year-end to comprehensively cover the fast-moving world of funded startups and VC, PE & M&A deals. We want reporters who can tell our readers what is really happening in these sectors and why it matters to markets, companies and consumers. The ability to write precisely and urgently is crucial for these roles. Ideal candidates must have to ability to work in a collaborative, dynamic, and fast-changing environment. We want our new hires to be digitally savvy and ready to experiment with new forms of storytelling. Most importantly, we are looking for hard-hitting reporters who work well in a team. Collaboration and collegiality are a must.

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).   

  • A reporter to track companies/startups that have raised private capital, and have the potential to become unicorns. SEA currently has over 40 companies with a valuation of over $100 million and under $1 billion.
  • A reporter who can get behind the scenes and reveal how funding rounds are put together, or why they’ve failed to materialise. She/he in this role will largely focus on long-format stories. 
  • A journalist to track special situations funds, distressed debt and private credit (from the PE angle) across Asia.

Singapore Reporter/s

In Singapore, we are looking to double our reporting team by this year-end to comprehensively cover the fast-moving world of funded startups and VC, PE & M&A deals. We want reporters who can tell our readers what is really happening in these sectors and why it matters to markets, companies and consumers. The ability to write precisely and urgently is crucial for these roles. Ideal candidates must have to ability to work in a collaborative, dynamic, and fast-changing environment. We want our new hires to be digitally savvy and ready to experiment with new forms of storytelling. Most importantly, we are looking for hard-hitting reporters who work well in a team. Collaboration and collegiality are a must.

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).   

  • A reporter to track companies/startups that have raised private capital, and have the potential to become unicorns. SEA currently has over 40 companies with a valuation of over $100 million and under $1 billion.
  • A reporter who can get behind the scenes and reveal how funding rounds are put together, or why they’ve failed to materialise. She/he in this role will largely focus on long-format stories. 
  • A journalist to track special situations funds, distressed debt and private credit (from the PE angle) across Asia.