Press release

Sienna IM’s Real Estate expertise appoints Hee-Young Cho as Head of Korea

Sienna IM’s Real Estate team is pleased to announce the promotion of Hee-Young “Hazel” Cho to the position of Head of Korea , effective January 1st. In her new role, Hazel will head the business’ activities in Korea, actively assisting Sienna in expanding its Asian clientele, and is also a welcome addition to the overall management of the Real Estate team.

Hazel has been a part of our organisation since July 2021, having joined from Hangang Asset Management where she was Head of Oversees Investment. She brings with her an impressive history and experience in asset management and investment analysis, which has and will continue to be a great asset to Sienna IM.

Floris van Maanen, CEO of Sienna IM – Real Estate, says: “We are delighted to announce the promotion of Hazel to Head of Korea, as she has been a tremendous asset to our team there for some years. She will play an essential part in both strengthening relationships with our existing clients and growing our business in the region. We are proud to have such a strong platform that can provide quality service to our clients, while also affording opportunities for growth to the team.”

Samy Bchir, Chief Investment Officer of Sienna IM – Real Estate, adds, “Congratulations to Hazel on her well-deserved promotion. Her outstanding contributions have been instrumental in our successful collaboration with Korean investors. This milestone marks an exciting opportunity to deepen ties with our Korean partners and explore new avenues for collaboration across the APAC region.