MSCI Appoints Eric Yun as Head of Korea Client Coverage
MSCI has announced that Eric Yun has been appointed to the role as Head of Korea Client Coverage, effective August 1, 2022.
Based in Seoul, Yun will lead the Korea coverage team to drive MSCI’s commercial growth strategy across all product lines and client segments. Building upon MSCI’s presence in Korea, Yun will focus on enhancing the coverage of leading asset owners and other clients. He will report to Yuzo Ogai, Head of North Asia Client Coverage.
Yun joins MSCI with over two decades of experience in Korea’s financial market and institutional investment industry. He has worked in various sell-side roles at banks and hedge funds including Credit Suisse, UBS, BNP Paribas and LK Asset Management.
“We are committed to our business growth in the Korean market with its great potential for continued success, and are very confident that Eric will be core to lead all client centric initiatives as we continue to rapidly scale our revenue, user cases and commercial opportunities in Korea,” said Kazuya Nagasawa, Head of APAC Client Coverage at MSCI. “Eric’s extensive industry experiences will help to answer the evolving investment needs of clients in Korea, ensuring MSCI consistently provides innovative solutions and delivering outstanding services.”
Yun said: “More and more clients in Korea are extending their investment spectrum into global assets, and they need a trustworthy solutions provider in this journey to achieve their investment goals. As the new Head of Korea Client Coverage at MSCI, I look forward to enhancing the journey with our clients in Korea, where investors have a growing interest in MSCI’s leading investment solutions.”
Yun holds a B.A. in Economics from Seoul National University and an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.