Fidelity Worldwide Investment Appoints Jackson Lee as Beijing Chief Representative

Hong Kong, 11 January 2012 – Fidelity Worldwide Investment announced today the appointment of Jackson Lee as Chief Representative of the Beijing Representative Office, responsible for coordinating the company’s overall China strategy.  He will also continue an active dialogue with various regulators.

Mr. Jackson Lee has twelve years of experience working at several leading financial firms in various capacity including business management, strategic development and M&A in New York and Hong Kong.  At Fidelity, Mr. Lee has been responsible for business analysis and certain key strategic initiatives in Asian markets including China.  He joined Fidelity Worldwide Investment in March 2010 as Director, Business Strategy and Planning, reporting to the Asia Pacific CEO, Arne Lindman.  In his role, he has been actively involved in developing Fidelity’s business strategies for China.  Prior to Fidelity he was Business Manager to Chief Executive, Funds Management Asia at Prudential Corporation Asia. 

“Our Beijing Representative Office serves as a key centre for understanding the future developments of business opportunities in China which is essential for driving our plans in this promising market. Jackson’s active involvement in developing Fidelity’s China strategy makes him well qualified for this role.  As a leading asset management company with over 30 years of history serving clients in the Greater China market, we are committed to pursue a multifaceted business strategy that will benefit Fidelity and the future development of China’s asset management community in the longer term,” said Larry Chen, Head of China for Fidelity Worldwide Investment.

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About Fidelity Worldwide Investment

Fidelity Worldwide Investment is a global leader in asset management, providing investment products and services to individuals and institutions in the UK, continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Established in 1969, the company has over 5,000 staff in 24 locations and manages or administers client assets of US$257.3bn as at 30 September 2011. It has over 7 million customer holdings and manages more than 740 equity, fixed income, property and asset allocation funds. The company’s fund managers receive research from one of the largest proprietary research teams, based in 12 countries around the world. Fidelity Worldwide Investment is an independent asset management company which is privately owned.

 

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