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American Century Investments appoints Managing Director for Asia intermediary business


American Century Investments, a global asset manager with approximately USD168 billion in client assets, has appointed Vicky Yick as managing director, Asia intermediary business, where she will initially help serve the fast-growing private banking markets in Asia.

“We believe that high net wealth clients are expecting institutional-quality capabilities, and our success in that area gives us confidence as we launch this new initiative in private banking,” says Head of Asia Business Tony Archer. “Vicky is a seasoned professional; we are delighted that she will be joining our team.”
Yick joined American Century from Value Partners Limited, where she lead their private banking distribution business.  Prior to that, she served at BNP Paribas as an associate director of sales, equities and commodity derivatives.  
She holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce, finance option from the University of British Columbia, Canada.
In the last 10 years, American Century has established a presence in Asia Pacific mainly focusing on the institutional market. The Hong Kong team now has clients in eight countries in various investment capabilities. The firm also has four offices outside the US, further underscoring its commitment to clients around the world. Additionally, Nomura Holdings has a non-controlling economic interest in American Century, which expands the opportunities for each firm to reach new clients and provide a broader range of solutions to serve our investors’ strategic interests.

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