Louis XIII Holdings Limited has appointed Richard Liao as Chief Financial Officer of the company with effect from 3 May 2013.
Liao, aged 49, has over 26 years of experience in finance and private equity. Prior to joining the Company, Liao was a Managing Partner of Brookfield Asset Management and Head of Real Estate Investment for Brookfield in Europe.
Prior to his appointment at Brookfield in 2010, Liao served as Managing Director, Real Estate Investment Banking for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, London, a position he held since 2005 and was employed for the preceding 7 years at Citigroup in both London and New York as a Managing Director of Real Estate Investment Banking.
Before moving to New York in 1998, Liao spent 11 years in Hong Kong initially with Merrill Lynch and then co-founded Amida Capital Group Limited with Stephen Hung, Joint Chairman and Executive Director of the Company, in 1992.
Liao graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1986.