Russell Investments makes Benelux push

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Global asset manager Russell Investments has appointed Maarten Roeleveld as director, Business Development Benelux, effective 3 April 2018.

With responsibility for the further development of the firm’s institutional investment activities in the Benelux region, he will focus on delivering multi-asset investment solutions, as well as transition management and currency overlays services.

Roeleveld is based in the Amsterdam office, which is responsible for the northern European region, and reports to Martijn Kuipers, managing director, Northern Europe.

Roeleveld, who has 16 years of experience in financial services, launched the distribution of investment funds to the retail public via, then retail and DC administration at Ordina BPO. For the past decade, he worked at Northern Trust as a sales manager for asset servicing, fund administration and outsourcing to professional investors.

Kuipers commented: “Roeleveld brings to Russell Investments a wealth of knowledge about the Benelux market and has a deep understanding of the challenges professional investors face. His knowledge and experience are a valuable addition to the existing team, and we believe his arrival will increase our strength in the market to deliver desired outcomes to existing and new customers.”