Eastspring Investments has appointed Salman Haider as chief distribution officer, effective March 18.
Based in Singapore, he will report to chief executive officer and interim chief investment officer Bill Maldonado and will join the firm’s executive management committee.
Salman is a seasoned financial services leader with particular expertise in managing and growing businesses catering to wealth management clients in Asia and EMEA.
With 25 years of industry experience, Haider joins Eastspring from Habib Bank AG Zurich in Dubai where he was CEO for global wealth management. Prior to that, he held leadership roles in the private banking teams at Barclays and J.P. Morgan, after 13 years with Citigroup in various senior roles covering wealth management and global markets.
Haider holds an MSc in finance from the Cass Business School in London, and a BA in economics and political science from the University of Punjab in Pakistan.