Friday people roundup
AP6, Dina Försäkringar, Folksam, Danish Pension Fund for Pharmaconomists, PGGM, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, AXA Investment Managers-Real Assets, UBS Global Asset Management, Lyxor Asset Management, Hymans Robertson, Buck Consultants, Axioma, Confluence Technologies, Standard Life Investments, JP Morgan Asset Management, Xafinity, KPMG
AP6 – Catrina Ingelstam has been appointed by the Swedish government as a supervisory board member at the sixth national buffer fund AP6, replacing Katarina Bonde. Bonde is leaving the board after many years as a member. Ingelstam is an economist and has experience in senior operational positions and directorships in the finance, real estate and insurance sectors. She was CFO at Dina Försäkringar, a partnership of 13 insurance companies, as well as at pensions and insurance provider Folksam.
Danish Pension Fund for Pharmaconomists – Peter Bache Vognbjerg, chief executive of the Danish Pension Fund for Pharmaconomists (Pensionskassen for Farmakonomer), has decided to retire. He has been in the top management role at the professional pension fund since 2001. Before that, he had been CIO since 1995. The pension fund’s supervisory board has now begun the process of finding someone to replace Bache Vognbjerg. Pharmaconomists are professionals in Denmark who are qualified experts in pharmaceuticals.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority – Maarten van der Spek has joined as a senior strategist in the UAE. He was previously a director of strategy for private real estate at PGGM, having joined the Dutch investor in 2009. He has also worked for ING Real Estate Management (now CBRE Global Investors) from 1999 until 2008. He is a member of ANREV’s performance-management committee.
AXA Investment Managers-Real Assets – Mark Gilligan has been appointed head of infrastructure equity. He will report to Ruulke Bagijn, global head of real assets private equity. Gilligan joins from UBS Global Asset Management, where he was head of European infrastructure. Before joining UBS in 2007, Gilligan spent 10 years as a lawyer at Mallesons Stephen Jacques (now Kings & Wood Mallesons) in Australia.
Lyxor Asset Management – Matthieu Mouly has been promoted to chief executive at Lyxor UK, subject to regulatory approval. Mouly replaces Pierre Gil, who will take on a new role within the Société Générale group. In 2010, Mouly became head of ETF sales in French-speaking countries at Lyxor, before being appointed global head of ETF sales in 2014.
Hymans Robertson – Adam Porter has been appointed as an associate investment research consultant. He joins from Buck Consultants, where he was a senior research analyst focused on multi-asset, infrastructure and property investment managers. Before then, he held roles with Willis Towers Watson and RBS.
Axioma – The provider of risk and portfolio management solutions has appointed Bao Chau Nguyen to the newly created position of head of regulatory and risk reporting. The appointment forms part of Axioma’s goal to expand market share in North America and Europe. Nguyen joins from Confluence Technologies, where she was global alternative investment operations director.
Standard Life Investments – Imran Ahmad has been appointed investment director for emerging market debt. He joins from JP Morgan Asset Management, where he was a currency portfolio manager.
Xafinity – Paul Cuff has been appointed joint managing director alongside existing managing director Ben Bramhall. Cuff joins from KPMG, where he was a partner in the pensions practice for eight years and latterly head of the London pensions team.