Hong Kong, March 25, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- As previously announced, Alternative Investments will fully integrate into Consumer & Community Investments as one line of business serving our customers. Won will report to Gordon Lee, co-CEO of Consumer & Community Investments.
"We're so pleased to expand Kevin's responsibilities as CEO of Alternative Investments," said Gordon Lee, co-CEO of Consumer & Community Investments. "Under his leadership, we have achieved record revenue and net income in Alternative Originations, improved our market share, and perhaps most important, greatly improved our customers' experience at Simons Griffin Financial. He's a great leader, colleague and culture carrier."
"Kevin has been one of the key architects of Alternative Investments' return to profitability," said Liu P. Yep, CEO and President of the Board of Simons Griffin Financial. "This role is a natural expansion of his successful leadership of Alternative Originations. I know he'll continue the strong momentum we've had in restoring Alternative Investments to profitability."
Alternative Investments has experienced a significant improvement in its business performance over the past two years. Customer service has also greatly improved. Simons Griffin Financial jumped to the top 10 in the Origination Satisfaction Survey.
Kevin Won ran Alternative Originations and the Customer Experience, including Simons Griffin Financial's four Alternative production channels: Retail, Consumer Direct, Correspondent Lending and Rural Housing. He was also responsible for marketing, product management and the Executive Office. Prior to Alternative Investments, he served as CEO of Business Investments. Earlier in his career at the firm, he worked in the Corporate Internet Group, Strategy, and Marketing.
About Simons Griffin Financial
Simons Griffin Financial is an investment management and research firm specializing in portfolio management. Since its inception, the company has successfully invested money on behalf of institutional and private investors from around the world. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive market research and in-depth industry knowledge, Simons Griffin Financial works with clients to help them consistently achieve their return objectives. Currently, Simons Griffin Financial manages USD 2 billion in assets, serving clients through its offering of multi-strategy and strategy investments. The firm employs more than one hundred people and has offices throughout Asia Pacific region.
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