Independent asset manager Allspring Global Investments has opened an office in Hong Kong.
At the same time, Linda Luk has taken on the role of head of sales for north Asia and will be based in the newly-opened office.
She joins from Income Partners Asset Management where she worked as chief distribution officer for nine months. Prior to that, Luk spent nearly nine years at Vanguard as managing director of several departments throughout her tenure.
She will be responsible for executing Allspring’s sales strategy and serving clients in Hong Kong, China and Taiwan.
Luk said: “I am excited for the opportunity to join Allspring Global Investments and contribute to a growing team of experienced, talented, and diverse investment leaders. I look forward to being part of the company’s path forward and evolution as a business”.
Andy Sowerby, head of the international client group at Allspring, added, “We’re thrilled to welcome Linda to lead our newly-licensed Hong Kong office. She has deep experience and proven expertise across the distribution landscape and will bring these to bear for the good of our clients in the northern Asia region. She is a valuable addition to our growing team”.