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Russell Investments adds head of Nordics
24 January 2013
Russell Investments has hired Sjef Pieters as head of Nordics
Russell Investments has appointed Sjef Pieters as head of Nordics to overlook the institutional market in the Nordic region.
He joins Russell Investments from SAIL Advisors where he was senior vice president responsible for sales in Europe. Prior to this he was head of Lyxor Benelux at Societe Generale and principal at Barclays Global Investors. In these roles Pieters has worked with a variety of clients, such as pension funds, insurance companies and private banks.
Based in Amsterdam, Pieters will report to managing director Benelux and Nordics, Martijn Kuipers.
â€œSjef [Pieters] knows his way around in the Scandinavian markets; with his skill set and insights we trust that he will be able to develop the multi-asset multi manager strategy and implementation services of Russell Investments, in ways that align with the investment needs of existing and potential clients,â€ said Martijn Kuipers.