Equiom Singapore appoints new Managing Director

Wednesday 30 August 2017

Equiom has appointed Richard Sayers to the position of Managing Director for Equiom Fiduciary Services Pte. Ltd. in Singapore as Dr. Angelo Venardos moves from that role to become Chairman of the Board. The appointments come as Equiom continues to expand its offering in Singapore.

Richard will be responsible for the overall performance of the business and for ensuring all activity is in line with group strategy. He will lead a large team of experienced specialists spanning the range of services offered in Singapore. Richard joins from Enhance Group, which he co-founded in 2005. There, he played a key role in developing the business into a renowned provider of investment oversight services to the trust, fiduciary and private client sector. In 2015 he relocated to Singapore to expand the business in Asia.

Global CEO of Equiom, Sheila Dean commented on the appointment:

‘Welcoming Richard as Managing Director of Equiom Singapore is a real triumph for Equiom as it marks a true growth period for Singapore. Richard’s in-depth experience will prove integral to our business and he will make a valuable contribution to our team. As a well-known figure in the Asian financial services sector, Richard has developed an extensive network that will help drive business development in the region. We have come a long way since first establishing ourselves in Singapore and I am very fortunate to have both Richard and Angelo involved in taking the business further.’

Richard added:

‘I believe that my experience in developing a dynamic financial services business in Singapore coupled with Equiom’s proactive approach to promoting its services in the region are a good fit for the successful growth of the business. There is enormous potential for trust and fiduciary services in Asia and with the support of a truly global team, we are ideally positioned to take advantage of these opportunities. I look forward to working with Sheila, Angelo and the wider global team at Equiom in building on the success of the business.’

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