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Robeco Appoints Tom Keenan as Head of Wholesale Asia ex-Japan

Robeco has appointed Tom Keenan as Head of Wholesale Asia ex-Japan.  Based in Singapore, he will report to Graham Elliot, Head of Distribution Asia Pacific.

“ Tom Keenan joins Robeco from Blackrock “

Tom has more than 17 years of experience in the asset management and financial services industries across Asia Pacific.  He joins from Blackrock, where he held position the roles of Head of Private Bank & Wealth Distribution for Asia ex-Japan and Head of iShares ETF Specialist Sales.   Prior, he was with BT Financial Group, Colonial First State and Fidelity International.

He will lead the wholesale business for the firm in Asia excluding Australia and Japan and focus on expanding relationships with intermediaries including banks and wealth managers, insurance companies and independent financial advisors.


Robeco’s Head of Distribution Asia Pacific, Graham Elliot:

“Asia is a strategically important market to Robeco and we have committed ourselves to growth in this region for which the wholesale business is expected to be a key component of this. Robeco offers a wide range of solutions that Asian wholesale clients are increasingly demanding, such as quantitative particularly factor-based investing, sustainability investing and innovative credits strategies. I am very excited to have Tom leading our Asia wholesale business operation and expansion. Tom’s long and proven track record managing intermediary businesses in Asia will bring to our team new perspectives and skill sets.”

Tom Keenan, Head of Wholesale Asia ex-Japan: 

“I am thrilled to join the Robeco team and to take up this new role. The fund distribution landscape in Asia is changing amid the rise of technology, mutual recognition and regulations. I have set myself the goal to turn these challenges into our competitive advantages. I also look forward to working with our local and global teams as we continue to develop and set up the pace across Asia.”

Source: Official Press Release


About Robeco

Robeco is an international asset manager offering an extensive range of activeRobeco Logo Thumbnail 150x150 1 investments, from equities to bonds. Research lies at the heart of everything we do, with a ‘pioneering but cautious’ approach that has been in our DNA since our foundation in Rotterdam in 1929. We believe strongly in sustainability investing, quantitative techniques and constant innovation. Today, Robeco is a subsidiary of Robeco Group, which is the center of asset management expertise for ORIX Corporation, Robeco Group’s owner based in Tokyo, Japan. Watch the video for an overview about our company.

  • Origin: Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Assets Under Management: EUR 276 Billion
  • Employees: 1,399

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