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RBC Wealth Management Names International, Asia Investments Head

Editorial Staff

16 November 2020

has named a new head of investments for its International and Asia business – Juan Aronna. Prior to this, Aronna, was head of investments and products for Asia only.

Aronna will report to Maarten Jansen, who is head, investments and trading, RBC Wealth Management, according to a statement from the Canada-based firm.

Aronna will lead wealth management investment teams in the UK and Asia, comprising more than 85 team members in London, Jersey, Singapore and Hong Kong. In the UK, he will be primarily accountable for increasing the penetration of investment products with new and existing RBC clients by partnering with sales and relationship management and fiduciary services. As part of his new role, Aronna will join the WMI operating committee whilst remaining on the RBC Asia operating committee.

As part of the change, Aronna will remain in Hong Kong until he is able to relocate to the UK in about May 2021. 

Aronna has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, joining RBC six years ago, initially based in Singapore and more recently Hong Kong. In his role as head of investment solutions and products, Asia, he is responsible for the discretionary portfolio management unit as well as all products, risk and governance, and the execution desk. Prior to his role at RBC, Aronna was head of investment management for Singapore at UBS.