BNP Paribas Investment Partners today announced the appointments of Tino Moorrees as CEO Hong Kong and Ryohei Shimazaki as CEO and president of BNP Paribas Investment Partners Japan Ltd., effective September 1 and June 25, respectively, according to a company announcement.
Both report to Hong Kong-based Vincent Camerlynck, CEO Asia Pacific.
Tino Moorrees has over 17 years of financial services experience, 15 of which were in the fund industry, most recently as CEO and president of BNP Paribas Investment Partners Japan Ltd. Prior to that, he was CEO and for PT. BNP Paribas Investment Partners Indonesia.
Ryohei Shimazaki succeeded Tino as CEO of BNP Paribas Investment Partners Japan Ltd. In his new position, Ryohei manages and develops the firm’s business in Japan.
Ryohei has nearly three decades of experience in the financial services industry and was most recently president of Baring Asset Management (Japan) Ltd. Ryohei has held various senior positions with firms in Asia and Europe, including Baring Brothers and ING Baring Securities. He started his career as a fund manager at Robert Fleming Asset Management in London.
"These appointments demonstrate our ambitions and commitments towards our businesses in Hong Kong and Japan," says Vincent Camerlynck, CEO Asia Pacific.
BNP Paribas Investment Partners currently has US$58 billion of assets under management in ten offices around the region.