Value Partners appoints Managing Director, COO Office

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Value Partners Group Limited has appointed Winnie Lam as the Group’s Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer’s Office (COO Office), effective 15 July 2021.

As Managing Director, COO Office, Lam is responsible for managing the Group’s overall operations and back-office functions. She reports directly to the Group’s Co-Chairmen and Co-Chief Investment Officers Dato’ Seri CHEAH Cheng Hye and Louis So.
 
Lam is an esteemed industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience in the fund management and financial services industry across Asia. Most recently, she spent 14 years as Head of Operations, Asia at First Sentier Investors (formerly known as First State Investments), based in Hong Kong. Before this, Lam has held various senior positions in fund management companies, investment banks and financial services firms, including Lloyd George Management, JP Morgan Securities and American Express.
 
“We are delighted to announce Winnie’s appointment onto our senior management team. She is well-respected in the industry and brings in decades of experience in leading operations management, as Value Partners seeks to capture new growth opportunities arising from the opening up of China’s financial services sector and expansion into different asset classes.” Value Partners Group’s Co-Chairmen and Co-Chief Investment Officers Dato’ Seri Cheah Cheng Hye and Louis Sp say.
 
Separately, Value Partners has appointed Nikita Ng as Finance Director, effective 5 July 2021. Ng is responsible for leading the finance function of the Group. She has broad experience in the industry, with a particular focus in financial reporting, internal control assessment and corporate transactions, combined with strong regulatory knowledge. She was most recently a Financial Controller at Fortress Investment Group & Mount Kellett Capital, a multi-strategy investment firm.
 
“Value Partners is one of the leading independent asset management franchises in Asia. I am excited to be joining at a time when the Group and the industry continue to grow and be part of the firm’s management team to take its operations to the next level with the help of my experience,” says Lam.
 
Icy Wong, the Group’s current Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer, will be departing the Group in early August to pursue other opportunities.
 
“We would like to thank Icy for her invaluable contribution and dedicated service at the Group, and we wish her all the best in her future endeavours,” says Cheah and So. Wong's responsibilities will be taken up by both Lam and Ng.