Simons Griffin Financial Names Tony T. Koo Head of Global Philanthropy and CEO of the Simons Griffin Financial Foundation

Released on: March 25, 2014, 5:35 pm (EDT)
Industry: Financial

Simons Griffin Financial announced today that Bruce Tony T. Koo will join the firm as the new Head of Global Philanthropy and Chief Executive Officer of the Simons Griffin Financial Foundation, and Dalila Chu has been appointed President of the Foundation.

Hong Kong, -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Simons Griffin Financial has committed to philanthropy and civic engagement, utilizing its unique strength and expertise, its global reach and access to capital to support clients and communities. Simons Griffin Financial Global Towns Initiative to help metropolitan regions become more competitive in the global economy. Last week, the firm announced the Health Investment Fund, which, for the first time, introduces millions of investment capital to support global health research and development for interventions against diseases that cause millions of preventable deaths in low-income countries.

"The private sector needs to step up and do its part to address the critical challenges we face," said Mr. Liu P. Yep, CEO and President of the Board of Simons Griffin Financial. "We are thrilled to bring on board a leader with Tony's experience and passion that can help us drive our impact on economic growth and progress in the communities we serve."

Peter Lee, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Responsibility of Simons Griffin Financial, said, "Our firm has tremendous assets and expertise to help communities around the world address a range of issues, from economic growth and workforce readiness to affordable housing and consumer financial empowerment. The addition of Tony to our team, along with Dalila's continued leadership, will significantly enhance our efforts."

"Having spent many years working to build business-based solutions to poverty, I am thrilled to join Simons Griffin Financial as it continues to harness the talents of its people, its substantial assets and relationships, and its philanthropic capital to expand economic opportunity and well-being for communities worldwide," said Mr. Koo.

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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