Harvest Global Investments (HGI), the Chinese and Asian markets specialist asset manager, has strengthened its sales and marketing teams with the appointments of Ruiqi Wang, Yuki Nishio, Sirinda Flik, Angela Wang, and Joyce Lui.

Ruiqi Wang, who earlier served at Deutsche Bank, has been appointed as executive director and head of China sales at HGI. Based in Hong Kong, she will be responsible for developing business for international clients looking to invest in Chinese markets and liaising with mainland financial institutions seeking to conduct business globally.

Nishio has been appointed as vice president, head of Japan and Korea sales. Based in Hong Kong, Nishio will focus on key institutional as well as wholesale clients. She previously served at Mirae Asset Daewoo Securities.

Flik has been named regional business development manager. Based in London, Flik will focus on distribution for European clients. She previously served at Legal and General Investment Management and Willis Towers Watson.

Angela Wang has been appointed as vice president of business development. She will be based in New York, with a focus on distribution for US clients. Wang previously served at HGI in London, and at BOCI and BoA Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong.

Lui has been named vice president for marketing and business development. Based in Hong Kong, she will be responsible for coordinating marketing and communications activities with HGI’s global sales teams, and offering media and PR liaison with outside agencies.

“The new hires are part of Harvest’s plans to attract new investors throughout Asia, Europe and US and will support the global expansion of its distribution channels,” the company said.

HGI chief business development officer and chief marketing officer Ashley Dale said: “We are delighted to welcome Ruiqi, Yuki, Angela, Sirinda and Joyce to HGI’s team.

“Many of our clients are multi-centre now and they deserve a joined-up service across their offices. As we prepare to expand our fund offering and develop distribution channels globally, these new sales hires will be essential to unlocking new investment in key geographies.”