Mason is joining from Prudential Portfolio Managers in South Africa where he is currently chief executive office and co-chief investment office.
His appointment is effective from January 1 2010. His predecessor Lindman is leaving Prudential Corporation Asia in December 2009.
Mason will be a member of the board of directors, Prudential Corporation Asia and will report to Prudential Corporation Asia chief executive Barry Stowe.
Prudential group chief executive Tidjane Thiam says: “I am very pleased to announce Graham’s appointment. He has an established track record of success at Prudential and brings to the role his exceptional asset management experience, spanning more than 23 years and numerous geographies.
“This appointment emphasises the strength and depth of our management team across businesses and across regions. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Arne for his contribution to the Group and wish him well for the future.”