October 2017

APAC / October 2017 5 NEWS , On the 9th October, a leading technology provider for the au- dio industry, Triton Digital announced that Richard Palmer has joined the company as Director of APAC Market Development. In this role, Richard will manage Publisher onboarding, in addition to agency, trading desk, and trade associa- tion relations on behalf of Triton Digital throughout Australia, New Zealand, and other parts of the Asia-Pacific region. Palmer brings to Triton more than 11 years of digital audio experi- ence, having served as Head of Digital at Australian media net- work Macquarie Media Limited, where he developed and de- ployed innovative digital applica- tions while increasing online au- diences and driving the continued growth of digital revenue. Pre- viously, Palmer served as Pro- duction and Account Manager at Southern Cross Austereo (SCA). “With an extensive background in digital audio technology and strategy, Richard is an incredi- bly valuable asset to our grow- ing global team,” said Benjamin Masse, Managing Director, Mar- ket Development and Strategy at Triton Digital. “We are excited to have him on board to continue to drive the overall growth of the on- line audio advertising industry in APAC, for the benefit of the radio broadcasters, podcasters, music services, and brands that are lev- eraging this efficient and effective channel. “The digital audio industry in Australia is seeing tremendous growth, with more than 12 million Australians consuming audio on their devices each month,” said Palmer. “With an unmatched technology stack and continuous global expansion, no other tech- nology provider can support the needs and growth of the global digital audio industry like Triton. I am thrilled to join them in further building, supporting, and promot- ing the digital audio industry in APAC.” SCB Asset Manage- ment Company Lim- ited (SCBAM) is live with enhanced port- folio management capabilities in the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS). SCBAM has been a Charles River client for more than four years and uses Charles River IMS for portfolio management, trading and com- pliance across multiple asset classes, including equities, fixed income, FX, and derivatives. SCBAM has adopted Charles River’s next generation Manager Workbench, a centralized portfo- lio management workspace that helps portfolio managers work more productively and improves communication with compliance officers, risk managers and trad- ers. Intuitive data visualization and aggregation capabilities help them easily view exposures and holdings, understand the impact of asset allocation decisions, and construct portfolios that align with investment mandates. “Charles River IMS has been instrumental in supporting SCBAM’s rapid business growth,” said Smith Banomyong, CEO, SCB Asset Management. “Having a single portfolio decision support platform with cash management helps portfolio managers respond faster and more strategically to market risks and opportunities for all asset classes. We are also able to reduce operational risk by automating workflows and elimi- nating spreadsheets.” “The Manager Workbench deliv- ers speed and flexibility that are unmatched for portfolio construc- tion, particularly for multi-asset and fixed income managers,” said Cameron Field, Managing Direc- tor-APAC, Charles River. “Addi- tionally, with our strong support for both local Thai requirements and global securities, clients like SCBAM are well positioned to introduce new investment strate- gies in the future.” Thailand’s SCB Asset Management Enhances Portfolio Decision Support with Charles River IMS SCB Asset Management Company Limited (SCBAM) is live with enhanced portfolio management capabilities in the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS).