On the move

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 28 May, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 28 May, 2011, 12:00am

Charles Lo
Senior adviser
Grant Thornton Jingdu Tianhua

Lo is responsible for developing and advising on business development strategy of advisory services across the mainland and Hong Kong. He advises on initial public offerings, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and divestitures.

Eugene Ha
Partner, Advisory services
Grant Thornton Jingdu Tianhua

With more than 30 years of experience, Ha specialises in corporate advisory services,in particular, pre-offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, internal control review, due diligence, equity fund raising and debt financing.

Herman Ng
Grant Thornton Jingdu Tianhua

Ng provides assurance services to Hong Kong-listed firms and privately held businesses in Hong Kong and the mainland. He has covered manufacturing, mining, property development and investment, trading and investment holding.

Janet De Silva
Ivey Asia

De Silva as the first non-academic dean at the Hong Kong campus of the business school. Previously, she was chief executive of Sun Life Everbright Life Insurance. In 2007 she co-founded Retail China, a company that dealt with international brands targeting the middle class.

Ashley Osborne
Executive director of international properties, Asia
Colliers International

Osborne will have direct responsibilities of the Hong Kong and Singapore markets. With more than 10 years of experience in the property industry, he was formerly the head of corporate solutions in Colliers Hong Kong.

Dr Ronald Ling
Managing director, Healthcare

As the East Asia and Southeast Asia healthcare leader, Ling has nearly two decades of experience with healthcare organisations across Asia, Europe and the US. Ling's experience spans consulting, healthcare operations and private equity.

Ramon Maronilla
Client portfolio manager
JP Morgan Asset Management

Maronilla will be based in Hong Kong and will lead the Columbus fixed income team's Asia efforts. Previously, he was with State Street Global Advisors. He held similar positions at HSBC Asset Management in Hong Kong and Pimco Asia in Singapore.

Zheng Yu
Partner, Beijing
Gide Loyrette Nouel

Yu worked as an associate for five years at a local law firm in Guangzhou gaining experience in business-related practice and litigation before joining Gide Loyrette Nouel in 2004. His practice mainly covers foreign direct investments, M&A, banking and finance and dispute resolution.

Matthew Whittall
Head of Asian metals and mining research
Renaissance Capital

Whittall joins Renaissance from UBS, where he ran specialist resource sales. Previously, he worked in the mining team at CLSA in Hong Kong where he headed Australian coverage.

Leavitt Pope
Metals and mining analyst
Renaissance Capital

Before joining Renaissance, Pope worked at CLSA in Hong Kong. He will provide coverage across Asia, including Mongolia, Indonesia and Australia, integrating the firm's coverage into the global metals and mining team.

Jenny Wong
Oil and gas analyst
Renaissance Capital

Covering Asian oil and gas and other energy opportunities, Wong previously worked in Credit Suisse's Australian energy team for four years. At Renaissance Capital, she will help build-out the global oil and gas team.

Graham Fink
Chief creative officer, China
Ogilvy & Mather

Fink, a multi-award winning creative and film director, comes to the company from M&C Saatchi London, and will be based in Shanghai. Fink has most recently become known for his work on electrical retailer Dixons in Britain. He is also known for his work on Land Rover, Hamlet and British Airways.

Mark Talbot
Managing director, Asia ex-Japan
Fidelity International

Talbot was formerly chief executive, Asia ex-Japan for Barclays Global Investors in Hong Kong. With nearly 20 years in the industry, he has responsibility for Fidelity's strategic direction and operations in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.

Judy Marlinski
President, Japan
Fidelity International

With 25 years at Fidelity, Marlinski is one of the company's most experienced managers. She has spent the past eight years working in Tokyo, first as chief operating officer of investments and, since 2006, as head of product management.