Nikko Asset Management has appointed Mark de Vries as chief Risk Management officer with responsibility for the governance of risk.
The role will cover both Investment Risk Management and Enterprise Risk Management duties, the Tokyo-headquartered asset manager said.
De Vries reports directly to Nikko Asset Management Director, Executive Deputy President, Junichi Sayato.
De Vries has more than 20 years of professional experience worldwide with organisations such as ABN Amro Bank, Shinsei Bank, and Nomura International.
He was most recently Managing Director, head of Quantitative Analytics and Risk at Dymon Asia Capital in Singapore.
“Mark holds substantial experience, and will play a key role as we continue to strengthen our global footprint. We warmly welcome him to our team,” Sayato said.