AP4, PKA, Nordea Liv & Pension, PensionsEurope, ABN Amro Bank, UK Pensions Infrastructure Platform, ABP, City Noble, UBS Global Asset Management, Abu Dhabi Investment Council, Queensland Investment Corporation, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, Acadian Asset Management, Aviva Investors, RBC Capital Markets, OM Asset Management, Legal & General Investment Management, Hermes Investment Management
AP4 – Mats Andersson, chief executive of Sweden’s AP4, is to step down after a decade leading the buffer fund. Andersson said it had been a “privilege” to head up AP4 since 2006 and that he would remain in his current role until a replacement was found. He stressed that his departure would give him time to pursue other opportunities but said they were unlikely to be operational in nature.
PKA – Nicolai Ørnstrup Pilehave has joined the Danish pension provider as its new CFO. He will take up his new role at the beginning of June, joining from Nordea Liv & Pension, where he was most recently its chief risk officer.
PensionsEurope – Corianne van de Ligt, policy adviser, is leaving the association at the end of the month. She joined PensionsEurope in September 2013 from the European Parliament, where she was also a policy adviser. PensionsEurope is hiring a replacement for van de Ligt, with the deadline for applications this Friday. Van de Ligt is leaving to take up a position at ABN Amro Bank in the Netherlands.
UK Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP) – Isabel Liu has been appointed as non-executive director of the board. The PiP said Liu had played a key role in the successful start-up of four infrastructure investment businesses, the $1bn (€920m) AIG Asian Infrastructure Fund and the €1bn ABN AMRO Global Infrastructure Fund.
ABP – The €356bn Dutch civil service scheme has appointed Jan Christiaan Hellendoorn as head of corporate communications. In his newly created job, Hellendoorn will be responsible for communication towards the pension fund’s stakeholders, politicians and the media. Since 2005, Hellendoorn has held a similar position at the large supermarket chain Albert Heijn. At ABP, he will advise the board on strategic issues.
City Noble – The independent pensions and investment advisory firm has appointed John Nestor as an associate. He was previously a director at Law Debenture, where he was a trustee and adviser. Before then, he was managing director and head of UK and Ireland at UBS Global Asset Management.
Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) – Adriaan Ryder has joined as chief strategist at ADIC, the investment arm of the government of Abu Dhabi. He was most recently CIO at Queensland Investment Corporation in Brisbane, Australia. An actuary, Ryder has more than 35 years’ experience in development and executing investment strategies and solutions for institutional clients.
BNP Paribas Investment Partners – L Bryan Carter has been appointed head of emerging market fixed income. He joins from Acadian Asset Management, where he was a portfolio manager. Before joining Acadian in 2007, he spent four years as an international economist, first at the US Treasury Department and then at T Rowe Price Associates.
Aviva Investors – Sean McLachlan has been appointed senior director on the infrastructure team. He joins from Balfour Beatty Investments, where he was investment director for infrastructure. Before then, he spent eight years with RBC Capital Markets.
OM Asset Management – Robert Chersi has been appointed to the board of directors. Since 2014, Chersi has been executive director of the Centre for Global Governance, Reporting and Regulation of the Lubin School of Business at Pace University. He also previously served as CFO at Fidelity Financial Services.
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) – Rhodri Mason has been appointed head of product. He joins from Hermes Investment Management, where he was head of investment solutions and product strategy. Before then, he was head of UCITS management at Man Investments.