Aviva Investors appoints Chief Executive for its Global Real Estate Business

Aviva Investors has today appointed Ed Casal as Chief Executive, Global Real Estate. He replaces Ian Womack who is retiring from Aviva Investors.

Ed has been with Aviva Investors since 2008 and is currently Managing Director, Global Indirect Real Estate. He has experience of direct and indirect real estate investment and previously held the role of Chief Investment Officer, Real Estate Multi Manager.

Ed will oversee Aviva Investors Real Estate global operations. Ed will also join the Aviva Investors Executive Committee. He begins in his new role on 1 June. 

Bart Coenraads, currently Head of Asia Global Real Estate Multi Manager will take on responsibility as Head of Global Indirect Real Estate.

Euan Munro, Chief Executive at Aviva Investors, said:

“We are delighted to confirm Ed Casal as Chief Executive, Global Real Estate. Real Estate is a key component of our aim to deliver outcome-orientated solutions for our clients. As we continue to invest in our capabilities and strategies, I am confident that Ed brings the qualities necessary to take the Real Estate business forward. 

“I would like to take the opportunity to thank Ian for his contribution to the business. He has created a strong legacy and leaves behind a team of Real Estate professionals that are a respected market presence.” 

Ian will leave the business on 30 June.

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