Aviva Investors hires John Dewey as Head of Investment Strategy for Global Investment Solutions

(London): Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (Aviva), has appointed John Dewey as Head of Investment Strategy, Global Investment Solutions.

John joins the firm on 22nd February and will report jointly to Mark Versey, Chief Investment Officer, Global Investment Solutions, and Paul Moody, Global Head of Product and Market Intelligence.

In this new role, John will focus on building outcome-oriented investment strategies for institutional clients, with responsibility across all areas of solutions design, management and client delivery. He will draw on the strength and depth of Aviva Investors' investment capabilities across Fixed Income, Liability Driven Investment (LDI), Multi Asset and a range of alternative income assets spanning Real Estate, Infrastructure and Private Corporate Credit.

John joins from BlackRock, where he spent eight years in a variety of leadership roles in Investment Strategy, LDI, Private Assets and Market Insights. Prior to this, he worked in investment and actuarial consulting.

Mark Versey, Chief Investment Officer, Global Investment Solutions said:

"I am very pleased to welcome John to Aviva Investors. We created the Global Investment Solutions function to provide clients with long-term solutions that will meet or beat their liabilities and could protect them from financial market volatility. John brings a wealth of insight and experience that fits perfectly with what we are looking to achieve. He will be a great asset as we continue to develop the sophisticated solutions that our clients need."

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