(London) Aviva Investors announces the appointment of Ian Pizer as Senior Fund Manager, Multi- Assets. He will be based in London and report to Peter Fitzgerald, Head of Multi-Assets.

 

15 MAY 2014

Ian has over 10 years’ experience in asset management and joins from Standard Life Investments, where he was Investment Director, Multi-Asset Investing and Portfolio Manager on the Global Absolute Return Strategies (GARS) Fund and the Absolute Return Bond Strategy. He was a member of the team responsible for portfolio construction and tactical asset allocation. Prior to this, Ian was Investment Director, Fixed Interest at Standard Life Investments. 

Peter Fitzgerald, Head of Multi-Assets, said: 

“I am very pleased to welcome Ian to Aviva Investors. He has a strong track record in delivering meaningful investment outcomes with low volatility – a key focus for our business going forward. We look forward to adding Ian’s experience to the team as we continue to strengthen this important area of expertise.”

Euan Munro, Chief Executive added:

“From my previous time working with Ian, I know that he brings a very strong pedigree in multi-asset investing.  I am looking forward to sharing the benefit of his investment ideas again as we continue to develop our strategies in this area.”

 

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For further information, please contact

Grant Bather

Media Relations

0207 809 6252

Grant.Bather@avivainvestors.com

 

Steve Ainger

Media Relations

0207 809 8452

Steve.Ainger@avivainvestors.com

 

Laura Cocker

Media Relations

20207 809 8791

Laura.Cocker@avivainvestors.com

Notes to Editors

Aviva Investors

Aviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc. The business delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 15 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under management of £241 billion at 31 December 2013.

Aviva plc

  • Aviva provides 31 million customers with insurance, savings and investment products.* 
  • We are one of the UK’s leading insurers and one of Europe’s leading providers of life and general insurance.**
  • We combine strong life insurance, general insurance and asset management businesses under one powerful brand.
  • We are committed to serving our customers well in order to build a stronger, sustainable business, which makes a positive contribution to society, and for which our people are proud to work. 

* Based on Aviva plc Annual Report and Accounts 2012.  

**Datamonitor analysis of market share based on 2012 gross written premiums.

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Aviva Investors Global Services Limited, registered in England No. 1151805.  Registered Office: St. Helen’s, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ.  Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and a member of the Investment Management Association. 

Contact us at Aviva Investors Global Services Limited, St. Helen’s, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ. Telephone calls may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

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