Based in Seoul, Bang reports into Alan Harden, Chief Executive Officer for BNY Mellon’s APAC investment management business.
Bang is responsible for managing the company’s Korean local investment management operation, including consulting and liaison with regulatory and industry participants, conducting market research and analysis and assessing potential opportunities and initiatives in the Korean market.
BNY Mellon’s Harden said: 'Eugene’s local expertise and strong investor relationships will be a tremendous asset to our team as we continue to build out a world-class investment management business focused on the needs of Asian investors.'
Bang has over 13 years’ wholesale and institutional experience and joins BNY Mellon from Deutsche Asset Management Korea Ltd where he was a Director and Country Manager of DWS (Deutsche Asset Management’s mutual funds business) from June 2010 until earlier this year. Prior to this he worked at Fidelity Investment Korea Ltd for nine years, during which time he held a number of senior positions including Head of Wholesale (2001-2010) and Head of Institutional Sales (2001-2004).
BNY Mellon has been active in Korea for over 25 years and today provides a wide variety of products and services to Korean institutions through its Seoul branch including asset servicing, depositary receipts, treasury services, corporate trust and foreign exchange services. BNY Mellon established an investment management representative office in Seoul in 2006 and was granted a Discretionary Investment Management (DIM) license by Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) in 2010.