PGGM Investments – Frank Roeters van Lennep has been appointed CIO for private markets, succeeding Ruulke Bagijn, who left PGGM in May for a position at AXA Investment Management. Van Lennep has served as PGGM’s head of infrastructure investments since 2014. Before joining PGGM, he was a partner at KPMG Corporate Finance, responsible for debt advisory and infrastructure activities. He has also worked at NIBC and ABP Investment, having begun his career at regulator DNB within banking supervision.
Degroof Petercam – The asset manager has appointed Roy Braem as senior sales and account manager on its institutional sales team in the Netherlands. The company said this was part of its plan to become a pan-European player, servicing clients from local offices. Together with Marco van Diesen, Braem is to target existing and new institutional relations. Braem joins from KAS Bank, where he has been working as a client manager and business developer for institutional players. He will operate from the Amsterdam office.
UBS Asset Management – Fekko Ebbens has been appointed head of the institutional business for the EMEA region, as of 1 September. Ebbens is currently head of Denmark and the Benelux countries at UBS AM. He started at the manager in 2006. Before then, he worked at Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch and Van Lanschot Bankiers.
Legal & General – Frankie Borrell has been appointed business development director at L&G’s pension risk transfer business. He focus will on servicing the small to mid-sized pension scheme market. He joins from Partnership, where he worked in the bulk annuity team, with previous roles at Just Retirement and in KPMG’s corporate pensions teams.
Pensions Administration Standards Association – After recent elections, Girish Menezes, Tracy Weller and Gary Evans have all taken places on the board. Menezes and Weller will sit on the board for the first time, whilst Evans has been re-elected for a second term. Menezes is head of pension administration at KPMG and chairman of the Pensions Management Institute, London Group, while Weller is practice leader at Hymans Robertson. Evans is a principal at Mercer with responsibility for client development of pension administration clients.