SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC (“Brandywine Global”) today announced that Tariq Ahmad will serve as the new Chief Executive Officer of Brandywine Global Investment Management (Asia) Pte. Ltd. Based in Singapore, Ahmad will oversee Brandywine Global’s Asia-Pacific business, reaffirming the Firm’s commitment to this important and growing region by expanding operations there. Ahmad previously served as the head of business development and client service for Brandywine Global’s Singapore affiliate, which offers the Asian market access to global investment management through a variety of investment vehicles.
“I’m delighted to take on the responsibility of strategic oversight for Brandywine Global’s presence in Singapore and throughout the Asia-Pacific region,” Ahmad says. “Brandywine Global is known for its strong relationships with clients and consultants, and I’m looking forward to furthering that commitment. The area has seen tremendous growth, and we want to continue to deliver investment strategies that meet the evolving needs of our current clients and also new markets. We are excited to expand our team of experienced professionals to support business development and to help us continue to deliver differentiated investment products and excellent client service.”
Ahmad brings with him 14 years of experience in global investment management. Before arriving at Brandywine Global, Ahmad served as CEO and Partner of Rogge Global Partners Asia in Singapore, where he managed business development and client service for the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions. His prior experience includes investment management roles at Western Asset Management, JP Morgan Asset Management, and State Street Global Advisors.
“At Brandywine Global, we have a culture centered on strong relationships. Asia is an important region to the Firm, and we want to ensure we have the best people servicing our clients and expanding our business opportunities. Tariq not only brings tremendous experience and business acumen to the role, he has a strong understanding of the region,” says Adam Spector, Managing Partner. “He has been a great addition to the team since joining the Firm, and I know he will be an asset to our clients and business partners in Asia. We’re thrilled he has taken on this leadership role.”
About Brandywine Global
Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC ("Brandywine Global") offers a broad array of fixed income, equity, alternatives, and asset allocation strategies that seek value across global markets. The industry-leading Around the Curve blog, featuring regular topical essays and opinions from senior investment personnel, demonstrates the Firm’s commitment to bringing real-time ideas, research, and thought leadership to an increasingly global client base. Founded in 1986 the Firm has been a wholly owned, independently operated affiliate of Legg Mason, Inc. since 1998. The Firm manages $65 billion as of December 31, 2016 for a primarily institutional client base, with headquarters in Philadelphia and office locations in San Francisco, Montreal1, Toronto1, Singapore2 and London3.
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1 Brandywine Global Invest Management (Canada), ULC
2 Brandywine Global Investment Management (Asia) Pte. Ltd
3 Brandywine Global Investment Management (Europe)