Nicholas Peach Appointed BlackRock’s Head of APAC Markets and Investments for iShares and Index Investments
BlackRock has appointed Nicholas Peach as Head of APAC Markets and Investments for iShares and Index Investments, effective May 2023.
Based in Hong Kong, Nicholas will be responsible for leading the APAC iShares Markets and Index Investments team in its mission of delivering superior market quality ETFs for our clients across the region, the investment management of portfolios, and supporting the positive evolution of the indexing industry and ETF markets.
Samara Cohen, Global CIO for iShares and Index Investments at BlackRock, said: “I am delighted to welcome Nicholas to lead the APAC iShares Markets and Index Investments team in its next stage of growth. Nicholas’s deep understanding of client needs and market structure in Asia Pacific will be a powerful addition to accelerating the team’s core mission of continuing to deliver superior market quality ETFs to investors of all types in the region and beyond.”
Peter Loehnert, APAC Head of iShares and Index Investments at BlackRock, said: “Nicholas’s experience as a highly collaborative leader of teams across Asia Pacific will serve us well in our work of driving initiatives that support the evolution of our platform and the regional ETF ecosystem. In turn, our clients will benefit from increased convenience, affordability, transparency and resilience of our iShares and index investments.”
Nicholas joins BlackRock from Goldman Sachs where he was most recently Head of APAC Equities Electronic Services. He led client coverage, product development, engineering, execution consultation and execution risks teams across seven markets in Asia Pacific. Prior to that, Nicholas was head of the algo development micro franchise strategy group at Goldman Sachs, where he was responsible for the design and implementation of multiple projects across the region.
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