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Baring looking to expand into e-commerce

Baring Asset Management has appointed a new head of group e-business to expand the company’s online capability.

Chris Burgess joins BAM from PriceWaterhouseCooper on August 29.and his responsibilities will include the development of online facilities for IFAs.

Joji Maki has also been appointed as the new head of BAM’s Japanese Equity team. He joins the company from Japanese fund manager Nikko, where he was the star manager of the Japan Open fund.

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