UK-based alternative asset manager Man Group has appointed Jamie Douglas as chief executive of its Australian business, Man Investments Australia.
Douglas is the former managing director for all foreign exchange and emerging markets at JP Morgan London’s chief investment office. He will be responsible for providing local and international investors access to Man’s range of products, including FRM, Man’s fund of hedge fund offering.
“Jamie’s extensive global investment and financial advisory experience, including a deep knowledge and understanding of Asian markets, will ensure that Man’s Australian investors have access to our full range of alternative products and strategies,” Man chief executive Emmanuel Roman said.
He said Man sees Australia as an integral part of its Asian growth strategy.
“Jamie will continue to build our retail and institutional business in this highly attractive market, including establishing an on-the-ground portfolio management business,” he said.