BEIJING (Commodity Online): The World Gold Council (WGC) has announced the appointment of Jammy Chan as its Head of Investment in Greater China, effective immediately. Mr Chan will be based in Beijing and will report to Roland Wang, General Manager, Greater China at the WGC.

Mr Chan will be responsible for liaising with stakeholders of all retail investment products across China. He will work with the regional team in further strengthening the case for investing in gold and developing gold as an asset class in the Greater China area.

As an integral part of our global investment team, he will work with our commercial partners and help develop new gold investment products and markets.

Prior to joining the WGC, Mr Chan was an Associate Director - Institutional Business with Amundi HK Limited (previously Credit Agricole Asset Management Hong Kong Limited) from 2008. Previously he worked at Fidelity Investments Management (Hong Kong) Limited and Morgan Stanley Capital International Inc.

Jammy will help build a team to maximise the growing investing opportunity in China, particularly with regards to the new strategic partnership we have built with ICBC on developing the retail investment business, said Albert Cheng, Managing Director of the WGC in the Far East.

Jammy's deep knowledge of the financial sector in China will be a tremendous asset to the WGC as we introduce innovative new gold investment products in this important global market.

Mr Chan is a graduate of the University of Hong Kong and also holds a MBA (full scholarship) from the Imperial College Management School, London.