Lazard Asset Management has appointed Susan Roberts as chief executive of its Asia Pacific business.

In the new role Roberts will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Lazard’s Australian and New Zealand business.

Prior to her promotion, Roberts was senior vice president, head of client services and sales.

Roberts served as a national committee member for Women in Super between 2010 and 2011 and was also previously director of strategy at MLC.

Lazard Asset Management Pacific has funds under management of $18.4 billion as at 31 March 2013.

Source: Financial Standard.  Read full article here.