Jessie Pak Named Senior Advisor for Asia Pacific Benchmarks by Wilshire Indexes
Wilshire Indexes, a prominent global benchmark platform, has appointed Jessie Pak as the Senior Advisor for Benchmarks. Operating from Hong Kong, Jessie's role primarily focuses on fostering and expanding relationships between Wilshire Indexes and institutional investors, asset managers, and retail intermediaries in the Asia Pacific region. Jessie comes to Wilshire Indexes from FTSE Russell, part of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), where she served as the Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific. During her tenure, she spearheaded strategic initiatives for the region's Asia Pacific business units, encompassing client engagement, partnerships, product management, and regulatory activities across key business segments such as Index, Analytics, and Data Solutions.
Mark Makepeace, CEO of Wilshire Indexes, expressed his enthusiasm about collaborating once again with Jessie. He highlighted her extensive experience in the financial sector and her proven track record of driving business innovation and fostering enduring client relationships. Makepeace emphasized that Jessie's contributions would be pivotal in the company's commitment to serving clients and partners across the Asia Pacific region.
The growing trend among investors is a shift towards personalized investment solutions facilitating access to emerging opportunities. This trend is fueling an increased demand for customized indices and portfolios, wider access to reliable pricing, unique datasets, and advanced technological solutions tailored for institutional investors. Jessie's role is essential in Wilshire Indexes' ongoing partnership with Hang Seng Indexes and their broader initiatives aimed at meeting the evolving needs of investors based in the Asia Pacific region.