Aviva Investors appoints Al Denholm to lead new solutions unit

(London) Aviva Investors announces the appointment of Al Denholm as Chief Investment Officer, Solutions. He will be based in London and report to Euan Munro, Chief Executive Officer, Aviva Investors. Al will also join the firm’s Executive Team.

In this new role, Al will lead a dedicated unit focused on creating distinctive solutions that respond to the specific needs of our global clients, encompassing Investment Solutions, Responsible Investment, Securities Finance, Investment Risk and Portfolio Construction, and LDI. The Solutions function will work closely with investment teams across Equities, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset and Real Assets.

Al has over thirty years’ experience in asset management.  He joins from Prudential Portfolio Management Group, where he created and ran the £185 billion standalone business within the Prudential Group. He was previously Head of Multi-Asset Client Solutions at BlackRock for EMEA and, prior to that, Deputy Global CIO for ING Investment Management.

Euan Munro, Chief Executive, Aviva Investors, said:

“The Solutions function will bring together our broad capabilities to respond to the changing needs of our clients. Al brings a wealth of experience in developing client-focused investment teams and propositions. This, combined with his deep knowledge of the current asset management landscape, makes him an obvious choice to spearhead our efforts in this area.”

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Steve Ainger

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