David Blecken
Sep 5, 2016

Fidelity appoints Mariko Sanchanta as APAC comms head

Sanchanta joins the investment company from Burson-Marsteller.

Mariko Sanchanta
Mariko Sanchanta

Fidelity International has named Mariko Sanchanta head of corporate communications, Asia-Pacific. Sanchanta was previously Asia-Pacific regional managing director of media at Burson-Marsteller.

Sanchanta will remain based in Hong Kong and report to Peter Yandle, head of corporate affairs, in London, and work closely with Mark Talbot, managing director of Asia-Pacific ex-Japan. Her role will include Japan.

Before joining Burson-Marsteller, Sanchanta was a journalist. She spent 10 years at the Financial Times in New York, London and Tokyo, and five at the Wall Street Journal in Tokyo and Hong Kong.

In a statement, Yandle said Sanchanta “brings an impressive skillset from the worlds of both financial journalism and public relations. Fidelity is very focused on growing its reputation and business in Asia and Mariko’s experience and talents will help us to achieve these goals.”

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