He brings to CFA Institute more than 25 years of financial services leadership and deep experience in the Asia-Pacific region, a strong background in investment management and fund services, general management and business growth.
He joins from Ambassador Funds Management, where he was an institutional sales associate director, representing investment managers Fulcrum Asset Management, Copper Rock Capital, Cohen & Steers and Charlemagne Capital.
Magma Fincorp Ltd (MFL) has appointed Sachin Khandelwal, a key ICICI Bank executive, as head of housing finance business, and Sandeep Walunj as chief marketing officer of MFL.
QFS also announced the appointment of David L. Zimmerman, the firm's General Counsel, as Chief Operating Officer, and Dan Bender as Chief Financial Officer.
The shake-up is not thought to be a response to the scandal, though, as the bank began the process before the annual meeting earlier this year.
A string of executive exits from Bank of America-Merrill Lynch’s regional prime brokerage team in the past year comes at an awkward juncture, with the loss of key team members around the time of a favourable report into its market share.
“These two senior appointments will play a pivotal role in both Mercer’s global and regional strategies, in particular developing wealth management solutions that are second to none,” said Stephen Roberts, Mercer’s Regional Busines
Mr. Bhardwaj is currently head of investment banking in Los Angeles, leading its health-care, consumer and industrial transactions.