Singapore, 1 April 2022 – Fullerton Fund Management (“Fullerton”) has appointed Ken Goh as Chief Investment Officer (CIO), effective 1 April 2022. Ken will report to Jenny Sofian, Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
As CIO, Ken will be steering the strategic direction for Fullerton’s investment team. He will also oversee investment performance for all portfolios across equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and treasury management.
“Ken’s appointment comes at an important time, as we grow our business and respond to the changing environment, as well as needs of clients. Ken’s proven abilities, astute leadership and portfolio management expertise will be instrumental in driving the expansion of our investment capabilities to deliver investment excellence to clients,” said Jenny Sofian, CEO.
Prior to his new role, Ken was Deputy CIO and Head of Equities at Fullerton. An industry veteran with almost 30 years of investment experience, he has deep and extensive expertise in managing portfolios and leading teams across different market cycles. At Fullerton, he spearheaded enhancements to investment processes and strategies, focusing on a high conviction, ESG-integrated investment approach. He was also instrumental in reinforcing the investment architecture at Fullerton, by driving collaboration across teams and investment platforms, and through the articulation of house views.
Before joining Fullerton in 2017, Ken held senior portfolio management and leadership positions at several local and international firms. His wealth of experience and tenacity makes him an ideal candidate to lead Fullerton’s investment team.
“I am very excited to take on this role and work closely with our seasoned investment team to take advantage of market opportunities and drive investment growth for our clients,” Ken said. “We have deep bench strength in the asset classes that we manage, and I am confident that our deep understanding of markets, strong investment platforms, and integrated, collaborative culture can unlock substantial value for investors.”
Ken succeeds Patrick Yeo, who will be leaving Fullerton after 17 years. Patrick will remain at Fullerton till September, and will work with Ken and the investment team to ensure a seamless transition.
“We would like to thank Patrick for his contributions to Fullerton, and the role he has played in growing the core capabilities of the firm. We wish him well in his future endeavours,” Jenny said.