Aviva Investors has promoted Ian Hally to chief executive officer of its real estate operations in the Asia Pacific region.
Hally, who joined the property investment arm of the insurance company, was previously the firm’s Asia Pacific head of strategy and indirect investments
London-based Aviva Investors opened an office in Singapore in 2007, from which to lead its expansion into the region. In a statement, Aviva Investors’ real estate chief executive officer Ian Womack said Hally had been at the forefront of establishing the firm’s presence in Asia.
Aviva Investors has committed around £700 million (€825 million; $1.1 billion) of equity to the region, including China, India, Japan and Singapore, the firm added.