Aviva Investors appoints Steven Blackie as Head of Global Product Strategy

(London) Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), today announces the appointment of Steven Blackie as Head of Global Product Strategy.

(London) Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’),  today announces the appointment of Steven Blackie as Head of Global Product Strategy. 

Based in London, Steven will report to Louise Kay, Global Head of Client Solutions. He will lead an expanded function, consisting of the product strategy, investment specialist and RFP teams.

Steven has extensive industry experience, having been an investment consultant for 15 years and prior to that an equity fund manager. He joins Aviva Investors after spending 10 years at Mercer, where he managed portfolios for key clients and most recently held the position of UK Chief Investment Officer.

Louise Kay, Global Head of Client Solutions, said:

“I’m delighted to welcome Steven to Aviva Investors. As we expand our distribution efforts globally, it is imperative that client needs drive our future product strategy. Steven’s expertise in understanding and advising clients with complex needs, as well as considerable team management experience, make him ideally qualified to lead the product strategy team.”

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