FG Agri hires China president ahead of fund launch

Fu Ning hired from Yi Cheng International Investment Group, as Australian firm FG Agri focuses on China.

FG Agri, the Australian agriculture investment firm, has appointed Fu Ning as China president in the wake of its recent Beijing office opening.

The firm, which is about to launch an A$500 million diversified agri fund focused on the Australian market, is increasing its focus on China, according to a statement.

Fu will report to David Anderson, chief executive of FG Agri. She joins from Yi Cheng International Investment Group, a Beijing-headquartered conglomerate, where she was president of International Investment for Overseas Operations. She has also worked as executive member of council at the Overseas Investments Properties Association, according to a press release.

“We are impressed with Ms Fu’s leadership abilities and confident she will help facilitate the delivery of premium value to our clients and customers as well as strong growth across all elements of our food and agri interests,” said Anderson in a statement.