MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of indexes and portfolio
construction and risk management tools and services for global
investors, today announced the appointment of Jack Lin, Managing
Director and Head of APAC Client Coverage, to its Executive Committee
effective immediately. Mr. Lin will continue reporting to Laurent Seyer,
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Client Officer at MSCI, and be based
in Hong Kong.
“MSCI continues to make great progress with our growth strategy in the
Asia Pacific region and is becoming a more influential industry
presence, particularly in China. In his short tenure at the company,
Jack Lin has demonstrated strong leadership and business acumen
resulting in a positive impact on the firm, both regionally and
globally,” said Henry A. Fernandez, Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer. “As we continue to build our presence in the region, I am
confident that the Executive Committee will benefit from Jack’s deep
knowledge and insights and that the Asia Pacific region will be
appropriately represented in our decision-making process.”
Mr. Lin joined MSCI in May 2018 from Amundi, a leading asset manager,
where he served as the Head of South Asia. Previously, he served as Head
of Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa for Pioneer Investments (which
was acquired by Amundi in 2017). Mr. Lin has more than 20 years of
experience at leading global asset management firms including Janus
Capital Group and Franklin Templeton Investments. He holds a B.A. in
economics and political science from Vanderbilt University, and a J.D.
and M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
For more than 40 years, MSCI’s research-based indexes and analytics have
helped the world’s leading investors build and manage better portfolios.
Clients rely on our offerings for deeper insights into the drivers of
performance and risk in their portfolios, broad asset class coverage and
Our line of products and services includes indexes, analytical models,
data, real estate benchmarks and ESG research.
MSCI serves 99 of the top 100 largest money managers, according to the
most recent P&I ranking.
For more information, visit us at www.msci.com.
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