Thai e-commerce startup Pomelo has appointed Piyanuch Limapornvanitch as the company’s Chief People Officer while UK-based discretionary fund manager Man GLG has announced the appointments of two former portfolio managers from Hong Kong’s ArchiTech Capital for its European long-short investment team.
Pomelo appoints Chief People Officer
Thai e-commerce startup Pomelo has appointed Piyanuch Limapornvanitch as the company’s Chief People Officer, according to an announcement.
In this role, Piyanuch will oversee Pomelo’s human resources division, driving the company’s people experience, development and operations, talent acquisition and strategy, and employee engagement initiatives.
Before joining Pomelo, she was Head of HR at Accenture Thailand. Prior to that, she led HR initiatives across Thailand and Vietnam at Christian Dior.
“At Pomelo, we’ve always had a culture of creativity and entrepreneurship and Piyanuch perfectly fits that mould,” said Pomelo co-founder and CEO David Jou.
In January, Pomelo appointed Anders Heikenfeldt as the chief retail officer to lead the company’s expansion plans across Southeast Asia.
UK’s Man GLG announces two key appointments in HK
UK-based discretionary fund manager Man GLG has announced the appointments of two portfolio managers from Hong Kong’s ArchiTech Capital for its European long-short investment team, Asia Asset Management reported.
Irene Liaw has been named as a portfolio manager in the team while Simpson Wong as senior analyst. Based in Hong Kong, they will report to Neil Mason, head of the European long-short equity team.
Before joining Man GLG, Liaw was previously chief investment officer and portfolio manager at ArchiTech Capital while Wong was the portfolio manager of the firm.
Man GLG had $31.6 billion of funds under management at the end of 2019.