Noble Group has hired Stephen Brown as its director for investor relations. Brown will officially take up his role as the beginning of September.

He brings over 25 years of working in the Asian equity markets to his new position, where he will be managing external relationships between Noble, its shareholders and various equity market participants.

Before moving to Noble, Brown was director and head of research of Kim Eng Securities, the Hong Kong arm of the leading independent Asian securities firm. Commenting on his new role Brown remarks: “Noble has always placed great emphasis on communicating with shareholders and the wider investment community, and has been consistently recognized positively by the market. With Noble transitioning to owning and managing more fixed assets, this presents an exciting opportunity to ensure that the group’s investor relations matches the very strong growth that has been realised in its business units.”