UK – Aviva Investors has appointed Euan Munro as chief executive officer (CEO) from January 2014.
Subject to regulatory approval, Munro (pictured) will succeed interim CEO John Misselbrook, and will join the Aviva Group Executive, reporting to group CEO Mark Wilson.
Munro joins Aviva from Standard Life Investments where he was global head of multi-asset investing and fixed income. He established and developed Standard Life Investments’ flagship fund, Global Absolute Return Strategy (GARS).
Wilson said “This is an important appointment for Aviva. There is significant scope to improve the profitability of Aviva Investors.
“Euan will play a pivotal role helping Aviva Investors capitalise on its expertise managing Aviva’s own funds, become a stronger third party manager and increase its contribution to the group.”
Munro said: “I am joining Aviva because I see a clear opportunity to unlock the potential of Aviva Investors.”
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