Rafael Tovar has joined the Sales and Marketing team at Nikko Asset Management. As confirmed to Funds Society by sources familiar with the appointment, Tovar will be based in New York serving institutional clients and family offices throughout the region of the Americas.
Tovar joins the Japanese firm from Compass Group, where he was responsible for business development for institutional clients in Brazil, Miami and New York, covering private banks, family offices, wholesalers, broker-dealers, and pension funds. Prior to that, he worked for renowned companies such as Goldman Sachs and Accenture.
He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Universidad Simón Bolívar in Venezuela, an MBA in Finance and an MA in International Studies from The Wharton School- University of Pennsylvania.