Samuel Freshfields’ Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Real Return Strategies to Retire


Mr. Gordon Suen announced that he will retire at the end of the year –

Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. May 27, 2022 ( – Samuel Freshfields, a next-generation investment company that aims to give its clients access to a broad range of financial instruments, promoting the highest standards of integrity, responsibility, and competence to produce a highly personalized counseling process, today announced that Mr. Gordon Suen, Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Real Return Strategies, will be stepping down from his position and into retirement at the end of this year. He has a total of 37 years of experience in the investment industry and for the last 12 years, he has been managing the real return projects for the company.

Samuel Freshfields has secured the services of Mr. Suen following a prosperous career built among the Executive’s ranks within 3 of the Top Investment Banks worldwide, on 3 different continents.

Mr. Suen supervised all the real return strategies of Samuel Freshfields since he joined the firm. He has enhanced his responsibilities and stepped up to also occupy the position of Executive Vice President. Alongside Mr. Anthony Chung-kong, the company’s Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Mr. Suen and his team were instrumental in developing the thematic equity investment concepts and procedures which would go on to become one of the hallmarks of Samuel Freshfields’ real return business.

“There will be no change to the fundamental principles on which the management of our Real Return strategies are based as a result of Gordon’s retirement. I would say that he will be responsible for recommending to our Board of Directors the most suitable candidate to continue his legacy for the years to come. We wish him a long and relaxed retirement,” said Mr. Chung-kong.

“I am officially announcing my retirement at a stage that might be considered too timely, however, my plan is to provide the opportunity of promotion from within my team when I hang my suit. We need time for a clean and smooth transition and I am confident that my successor will be up to the challenge,” declared Mr. Suen.

Samuel Freshfields is currently evaluating several candidates to follow Mr. Suen in office and an official announcement of succession will be made in the next short space of time.

About Samuel Freshfields is a next-generation investment company that aims to give its clients access to a broad range of financial instruments and markets as well as professional advice to maximize returns. Samuel Freshfields’ investment advisory and brokerage services are multidisciplinary, allowing the company to devise custom strategies and deliver exceptional results for our clients. The company’s major goal has been to work hand-in-hand with clients to meet their investment needs. While many financial firms push one-size-fits-all products, Samuel Freshfields strives to coordinate the fundamental disciplines of the company’s dividend-growth philosophy with the unique needs of our clients regarding the growth, use, and preservation of their wealth.





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