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Matthews Asia Names New Chief Executive

Editorial Staff, 16 June 2022

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The business specialises in Asia investing and frequently comments on trends in the region. 

US-based investment house Matthews Asia has named Cooper Abbott as chief executive; he is succeeding William Hackett who is retiring at the end of June, as previously announced.

Hackett will continue to serve as an advisor to Matthews Asia during this transition period, the firm said in a statement yesterday.

Abbott, who has more than 20 years’ senior investment management experience, has served in a variety of leadership roles. Most recently, he served as president and chairman at Carillon Tower Advisors where he founded and built the global multi-boutique asset management company providing equity, fixed income and multi-asset class solutions to a range of institutional and retail investors.

The business has about $18.3 billion in assets under management (as of 31 May 2022).

Here is an article from the start of the year about the firm's views on India and investments. The business specialises in Asia investing and frequently comments on trends in the region. 

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