BMO Global Asset Management Promotes Sriskandarajah to Head of Asia Pacific

Dec 9 2015 | 7:22pm ET

BMO Global Asset Management has named Australian institutional sales director Ravi Sriskandarajah as chief of the firm's Asia Pacific operations.

Sriskandarajah replaces Amit Prakash, who will move to Toronto to work on ETFs and alternative investments, according to the company. 

As managing director and head of BMO Global Asset Management (Asia Pacific), Sriskandarajah will move to Hong Kong from Australia and report to Barry McInerney, co-CEO, BMO Global Asset Management, as well as Albert Yu, CEO Asia with parent BMO Financial Group. He joined the bank in 2013 to lead BMO Global Asset Management’s expansion into Australia and brings more than 15 years of asset management experience to the new role. 

“Ravi is an expert in his field and has a strong financial services network in the Asia Pacific region,” remarked McInerney in a statement. “Under the guidance of his experienced leadership, BMO Global Asset Management will continue to grow and innovate in this region. I look forward to seeing his team build upon the success we have achieved to date in providing world-class investment capabilities and global expertise.”

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