Navin Suri will be responsible for developing and managing the company’s Asia Pacific intermediary sales strategy and distribution channel network and relationships. BNY said his focus will be on building new partnerships with consumer banks, private banks and family offices, insurance and pension providers, securities companies IFAs and other financial intermediaries.
Based in Hong Kong, Suri will report into Alan Harden, chief executive for BNY Mellon’s Asia Pcaific investment management business, and to PeterPaul Pardi, BNY Mellon’s head of global distribution, based in London.
Suri joins BNY from ING Investment Management where he was managing director and chief executive for the firm’s business in India.
Prior to joining ING in 2008, Suri held several senior positions at Citibank in Singapore, New Delhi and Bangalore including Asia Pacific head of sales for Citibank’s retail banking arm, and Asia Pacific sales and distribution head for Citibank’s investments business.