Friday people roundup
Nedlloyd Pension Fund, Alger, Berenberg, BNY Mellon, Capital Group, Capital International, Invesco Perpetual, Legal & General Investment Management
Nedlloyd Pension Fund – Frans Dooren has been promoted to managing director at the Dutch Nedlloyd Pension Fund, assuming his new responsibilities from August onwards. He joined the fund in 2009 and has been its CIO since 2011. Prior to joining Nedlloyd, he was CFO at the now closed Stork Pension Fund.
Alger Associates – Kirk Hotte has been named senior vice-president and head of institutional sales, charged with establishing the manager’s new London office. Hotte has previously worked at Old Mutual Global Investors and Investec Asset Management, where he was European business director.
Berenberg Bank – Markus Zipperer, Thomas Lehr and Ingo Kürpick join Berenberg Bank’s chief investment office. Zipperer has been named head of institutional portfolio management, after 16 years at Credit Suisse, most recently as its head of investment strategy and chair of its German investment committee. Lehr also joins from Credit Suisse and has been named deputy head of investment strategy. Kürpock, meanwhile, joins from Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management and will oversee fund-based asset management strategies.
BNY Mellon – Werner Taiber has been appointed as country executive for BNY Mellon, taking on the role in addition to his responsibilities as chief executive at subsidiary Meriten Investment Management. Taiber takes on the role following the departure of Fred Bromberg, who is to take on an expanded role in the company’s global client management group.
Capital International – Feike Goudsmit has joined the US asset manager, departing Threadneedle Investments to help the company set up a Dutch office. Goudsmit spent eight years at Threadneedle as managing director of its Benelux operation and will be replaced by Prosper van Zanten, who joined the company in 2004 and has been named head of distribution, Benelux.
Invesco Perpetual – Robin West and Tim Marshall join Invesco Perpetual’s UK equities team as UK equities fund manager and senior investment analyst, respectively. West joins from Aviva Investors and has worked at Oriel Securities and Invesco Asset Management. Marshall, meanwhile, has worked at equities broker Redburn and UBS.
Legal & General Investment Management – Simon Males, Adam Willis and Laura Brown have all joined Legal & General Investment Management. Males has been named head of active fixed income distribution, joining from Pramerica Fixed Income. Willis has been appointed head of index distribution, joining from MSCI, while Brown is the firm’s new head of liability-driven investment distribution, joining from Ignis Asset Management.