Dutch asset manager has appointed two new executive committee members, Martin Nijkamp and Maureen Bal (pictured).
Nijkamp and Bal will join the firm on 1 September 2017. Nijkamp will be head of Strategic Product & Business Development and Bal will join as company secretary.
Nijkamp will be responsible for aligning Robeco’s current product offering with the manager’s key commercial priorities, as well as for adding capabilities that will complement Robeco’s fund range.
Prior to joining Robeco, Nijkamp spent nine years within NN Investment Partners’ management team, where his responsibilities included business strategy, integrated client solutions, retail oriented DC solutions and product management & development.
He has also been managing director Institutional Business Development, covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa for the manager.
As company secretary and member of the executive committee, Bal will focus on legal affairs and compliance. She was formerly director Corporate Affairs & General Counsel as well as a member of the management team of APX Holding.
Bal also held other legal and compliance positions at ING Bank, Fortis Bank, MeesPierson and at the Amsterdam stock exchange.
As of 30 June 2017, Robeco had €147bn of assets under management, 71% of which were institutional.