BlackRock, CPP Investment Board, SYZ Asset Management, AppleTree Asset Management, Lyxor Asset Management, Global Impact Investing Network, PGGM, OM Asset Management

BlackRockMark Wiseman has been appointed senior managing director. He will become head of the Global Active Equity business and chairman of the Global Investment Committee, the investment sub-committee of the GEC. Wiseman currently serves as president and chief executive at CPP Investment Board, which manages approximately CAD280bn (€191bn) on behalf of the Canada Pension Plan.

SYZ Asset ManagementCédric Vuignier has been appointed head of manager research and alternative investments, while Bertrand Dord joins as a senior analyst. Vuignier replaces Michaël Malquarti, who is taking his career in a “new direction”. Vuignier joins from AppleTree Asset Management, where he was head of alternative investments. Dord joins from Lyxor Asset Management, where he was a senior hedge fund analyst.

Global Impact Investing NetworkWouter Koelewijn has been appointed global liaison for Europe, focusing on the Benelux region. Before joining the GIIN, Koelewijn was most recently a senior innovation manager at PGGM, a Dutch pension asset manager, where he worked on innovations in responsible investing and investments with social or environmental impact. Before then, he was a senior consultant for corporate strategy and business development at Deloitte.

OM Asset ManagementStuart Bohart has been named to the board of directors. Bohart was president of liquid markets at Fortress Investment Group until he retired in 2015. Before then, he held a number of senior roles at Morgan Stanley.