J.P. Morgan Asset Management has named Paula Stibbe as head of global liquidity sales for the Asia Pacific region.
She has taken over the role of Travis Spence
who was recently appointed as head of global strategic relationship group, Asia Pacific ex-Japan under the Asia funds management business.
Before taking this role, Stibbe was a senior client portfolio manager in the global short term fixed income group, specialising in short-term taxable and tax-aware strategies.
Stibbe who has relocated from New York will be based in Hong Kong with regional offices in Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Sydney. She will be responsible for sales and service of short-term fixed income solutions along with product development across the region.
Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, she was head of product management for Bank of America Global Capital Management while Stibbe has also worked with Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Harris Investment Management.
“We are excited to have seen the increasing demand for liquidity and short term fixed income investments in Asia Pacific, prominently in China and Japan,” John Donohue, head of global liquidity said.
The team’s local currency money market fund assets under management in Asia are over US$12.4bn as of January-end.