Morningstar appoints South-east Asia managing director in newly-created role

MORNINGSTAR has appointed Shihan Abeyguna as managing director, South-east Asia. This is a newly-created function on the American monetary providers agency.

The appointment is along with his present function as head of enterprise growth, Asia and regional chief, South-east Asia.

Abeyguna will proceed to report back to Julie Willoughby, head of worldwide gross sales at Morningstar.

On Wednesday (Feb 14), Morningstar stated Abeyguna will collaborate throughout the agency’s enterprise items to drive progress within the South-east Asian area. 

Willoughby added that Abeyguna’s expanded management function would “further strengthen Morningstar’s presence in South-east Asia” as he’s anticipated to offer enterprise insights to tell the agency’s strategic growth. 

Abeyguna first joined Morningstar as a product supervisor on the agency’s headquarters in Chicago. He has been with the corporate for over 15 years, and has held management roles in product, technique and gross sales. 

He holds a bachelor’s diploma in economics and pc science from Grinnell College, along with a grasp’s diploma in enterprise administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.