Daily People Moves – December 29


Following the appointment of Cecilia Chan as Chief Investment Officer for Asia Pacific, HSBC Global Asset Management has appointed Elizabeth Allen to the newly created role of Head of Asian fixed income. Allen is presently head of credit research at the firm. Meanwhile, Alfred Mui was named Head of Asian fixed income investment management. In this role, Mui will lead portfolio management activities.

Danske Bank Asset Management named Thomas Otbo its new Chief Investment Officer, replacing Christian Heiberg, who was appointed as chief executive officer of the asset manager earlier this year. Otbo joined Danske Bank in 2019 from Nordea and was appointed as head of investment solutions in 2020.

Sujan Patel joined Strategic Value Partners as Managing Director and Head of Real Estate. Prior to this, Patel was managing director and co-head of U.S. investment management at Colony Capital.