Last updated: 13:31 / Monday, 4 August 2014
Stefanie Drews

Nikko Asset Management Makes Senior Executive Hire in Institutional Business

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Nikko Asset Management Makes Senior Executive Hire in Institutional Business
  • The firm continues to invest in its institutional platform and solutions business globally
  • Drews was most recently Global Head of Key Clients and Family Offices at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management in London and she will be relocating to Tokyo later in 2014
  • Her role was created in line with the firm’s strategy of increasing its business in the institutional arena

Stefanie Drews is joining Nikko Asset Management as Global Head of Institutional Marketing and Proposition, as the Tokyo-based firm continues to invest in its institutional platform and solutions business globally, the company has announced.

Drews was most recently Global Head of Key Clients and Family Offices at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management in London. She will be relocating to Tokyo later in 2014 to assume her new role.

“We feel very fortunate to have Stefanie join Nikko Asset Management as we take our institutional business to the next level,” said Hideo Abe, Executive Vice Chairman of Nikko Asset Management. “She has had a distinguished career in the investment and wealth management industry and we are very confident that her contributions will greatly improve the customer experience for institutional clients.”

Drews will be responsible for developing and managing the institutional proposition working closely with the firm’s investment, operational and distribution teams globally. She will manage institutional product, marketing and cross border specialist groups in Nikko Asset Management’s locations around the world. Her role was created in line with the firm’s strategy of increasing its business in the institutional arena.

Prior to Barclays, Drews was a Managing Director in Morgan Stanley’s Private Wealth Management business, where she ran a highly successful investment management program for institutional clients as well as high-net-worth individuals. She is a graduate of the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oxford University.

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