Jingsu Pu Rejoins MetLife Investment Management as Global Head of Insurance Strategy & Solutions and Head of Institutional Client Group, Asia Ex-Japan
February 11, 2021 at 10:53 AM EST
MetLife Investment Management (MIM), the institutional asset management business of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), today announced that Jingsu Pu has rejoined the firm as global head of Insurance Strategy & Solutions and head of Institutional Client Group (ICG), Asia, excluding Japan.
Pu joins as a senior member of the global Insurance Asset Management team responsible for leading MIM’s efforts on insurance strategy portfolios and solutions globally. Additionally, Pu, to be based in Hong Kong, will spearhead client and business development for MIM’s ICG group in Asia, excluding Japan, with a particular focus on Hong Kong, China, Korea and Southeast Asia. He will report to Ruth Farrugia, global head of Insurance Asset Management and Matt Mosca, global head of ICG.
Pu first joined MetLife’s global portfolio management team in 2010 with responsibility for developing and implementing investment strategies across the company’s international general account portfolios. In 2016, he moved to Hong Kong to head the firm’s Asia portfolio management group, departing for a short time in 2019 for a brief stint as chief investment officer at a China-based insurance company.
“We’re very pleased to welcome Jingsu back to the team in this larger leadership role,” said Steven J. Goulart, president of MetLife Investment Management and chief investment officer of MetLife, Inc. “His significant insurance industry knowledge, global experience, and familiarity with our approach will be vital as we continue to build MIM’s asset management business and grow our presence in Asia.”
MIM’s Insurance Asset Management group manages investments for a range of life and property and casualty insurance companies globally, and is also responsible for overall portfolio management of MetLife’s general account investment strategy and execution. The Insurance Asset Management group provides value-added capabilities including strategic asset allocation, portfolio optimizations, and other insurance advisory services.
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