INDEPENDENT ADVISORS | Staff Reporter, Hong Kong

AXA Investment Managers appoints Mark Tinker as head of AXA Framlington Asia

In a release, AXA Investment Managers announced the relocation of Mark Tinker from London to Hong Kong as Head of AXA Framlington Asia.

With this appointment, AXA IM intends to enrich its value proposition to Asian clients through the recognized and well-established stock picking process of AXA Framlington, its fundamental equity arm.

In this role, Mark will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Asian judgemental equity capabilities. He will support the expansion of the AXA Framlington franchise in Asia. He will also be working closely with the distribution teams to further develop its business.

Commenting on the appointment, Jean-Pierre Leoni, AXA IM Head of Asia Pacific, said:

" Mark with his fund management background and extensive experience in the industry will be a key contributor to the continued growth of our judgemental equity franchise in Asia. Mark's new role is part of the on-going expansion of our team based on the ground in Hong Kong in order to better serve the needs of clients and prospects both in Asia and around the globe."

Mark joined AXA Framlington in November 2006 and managed the AXA Framlington Global Opportunities Fund from September 2007 to end of August 2013.

Mark was previously a top rated sell side strategist. He was Global Strategist at Execution Limited. He worked for Commerzbank as Head of Equity and Debt Strategy. Prior to this, he worked with HSBC James Capel as Head of UK Strategy and with UBS Warburg, where he ran their Pan European Equity Strategy team.

Mark began his career as an Economist at Williams and Glynn (now RBS) after graduating with an honours degree from Durham University in 1983.

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