Mirae Adds Sales and Distribution Hires

Efrain Fernandez, Antonio Lopez and Monique France have been named to the sales and distribution team of Mirae Asset Global Investments.

Fernandez brings investment analysis and sales experience to his new role as an emerging market specialist wholesaler covering New York and Connecticut. He was previously at Prudential Investments, where he served as a regional wholesaler. Prior to that, he was an internal wholesaler/regional wholesaler at Alliance Capital Management. 

Lopez  also joins Mirae as emerging market specialist wholesaler, a newly created position covering Florida and the Southeast. Previously, he was a sales consultant at MainStay Investments/New York Life. Prior to that, he was an internal wholesaler at AIG Asset Management and a personal banker at JPMorgan Chase. He is fluent in Spanish.

France comes to Mirae from Morgan Stanley, where she served as executive director of Asian research sales in the international equity division. Before that, she was vice president of Asian research sales, based in London. France’s role at Mirae is the newly created position of client portfolio manager, working with the investment and sales teams. One of her tasks is to explain and position Mirae Asset’s investment strategies to advisers and fund analysts. She is fluent in Chinese and holds the CFA designation.

The three new hires will report to Robert P. Mulligan, president, and head of sales and distribution.