20 Sep 2021
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Nuveen Hires Gracee Teo to head Southeast Asia Institutional Business
- Gracee Teo joins Nuveen with over 15 years of industry experience
- Latest hire signals Nuveen's continued commitment to growth in Asia Pacific and building stronger partnerships in the region
Nuveen, the USD 1 trillion global investment manager of TIAA, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gracee Teo as Vice President and Head of Southeast Asia Institutional at Nuveen Asia Pacific, effective 1 September 2021.
Based in Singapore, Gracee is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with institutional clients across Southeast Asia. She reports to Simon England-Brammer, Senior Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific and Middle East, Global Client Group, who is based in Hong Kong.
Gracee has more than 15-years of asset management experience. Most recently, she was Senior Vice President, Business Development, Institutions at Fullerton Asset Management, where she covered public and private sector names in the ASEAN region. She has also held similar roles at Lion Global Investors, HSBC Global Asset Management and ABN AMRO Asset Management.
Simon England-Brammer, Senior Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific and Middle East, Global Client Group, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Gracee to the team and the extensive experience she brings. As we look to broaden our offering to meet our clients’ evolving needs, Gracee's leadership will be crucial in expanding the local footprint and deepening our strong partnerships. Her appointment reflects Nuveen's continued commitment to accelerate business growth in the Asia Pacific region."
Gracee added: "This is indeed an exciting and timely opportunity to grow Nuveen’s business relationships in Southeast Asia. Our broad platform of offerings and investment expertise will undoubtedly allow us to offer more tailored and bespoke solutions to our investors in the region. I look forward to working closely with the Asia Pacific leadership team and collaborating with my colleagues to deliver business targets."