Ms Kimberly Kim has been appointed to the newly-created post of Head of Financial Institutions Group, Asia Pacific, at BlackRock, effective April 2018. Based in Hong Kong, Ms Kim will formulate and execute an integrated business strategy targeting the region's insurance companies. She will report to Mr Andrew Landman, BlackRock's APAC Head of Client Business, and Mr David Lomas, Head of Global Financial Institutions Group.
She joins from Deutsche Asset Management, where she was most recently Head of Global Client Group for Hong Kong and Regional Head of Insurance Coverage for APAC ex-Japan. She rebuilt the firm’s institutional and corporate client base in Hong Kong and widened regional coverage of insurance companies. She also represented APAC ex-Japan on the global insurance coverage committee.
During almost 15 years at Deutsche Bank, Ms Kim worked across asset management and global market divisions, serving the region’s institutional client business with a focus on the insurance and asset management client base.