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John Howland-Jackson, Nikko AM

Nikko Asset Management makes senior appointments


Nikko Asset Management Europe Limited Chairman, John Howland-Jackson, is to assume the additional role of EMEA CEO as of 1 January 2018, subject to Financial Conduct Authority approval.

In this London-based role Howland-Jackson (pictured), will be responsible for all aspects of the Firm’s business across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).
 
At the same time, Nikko AM Group Head of Consultant Relations Ian Lewis has been appointed as Head of EMEA Sales and Global Head of Consultant Relations, pending Board of Directors’ approval, as of 1 December 2017, He will also be based in London.
 
Nikko AM Representative Director, President & CEO Takumi Shibata said, “As a global asset manager with a strong historic foot hold across Asia, we represent a unique offering for our clients in EMEA, as they explore destinations for progressive investment solutions in this dynamic part of the world. Our team in EMEA is well positioned to deliver on this opportunity.”
 
Joining Nikko AM as EMEA Vice Chairman in November 2014, John Howland-Jackson is a seasoned banker with more than forty years of Commercial and Investment Banking experience at some of the world’s largest financial institutions.
 
With nearly thirty years of industry experience, Lewis joined Nikko AM in October 2014 as Group Head of Consultant Relations in Singapore, and subsequently moved in the same role to London in August 2016.
 
Current EMEA CEO Udo von Werne has decided to leave the firm, and remains CEO until the end of December. 

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