Nikko Asset Management makes senior hires

John-Howland-JacksonNikko Asset Management has appointed its current EMEA  chairman John Howland-Jackson as chief executive for Europe, Middle East and Africa (Emea).

Howland-Jackson (pictured), who joined the firm as vice-chairman for Emea in 2014, will be based in London.

Meanwhile, Nikko AM’s group head of consultant relations Ian Lewis has been appointed head of Emea sales and global head of consultant relations and will also be based in London.

Lewis joined Nikko AM in 2014 as group head of consultant relations in Singapore and subsequently moved in the same role to London in 2016.

Current Emea chief executive, Udo von Werne, has decided to leave the firm but will remain chief executive until the end of December.

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