Neuberger Berman has appointed Leen Meijaard, former Blackrock executive, as senior adviser, effective 1 November 2018.
Meijaard will act as a consultant, advising on the Europe and Middle East institutional business, working with Dik van Lomwel, head of EMEA and LatAm.
Meijaard was a member of Blackrock’s EMEA executive committee for nearly a decade and held managing director roles at the firm, including most recently head of Blackrock EMEA iShares and previously head of Blackrock EMEA Institutional. Before joining Blackrock in 2002 he worked for Fidelity and Robeco.
Dik van Lomwel, head of EMEA and LatAm commented: “Meijaard will continue to evolve our offering across Europe and the Middle East. He has a wealth of experience of the asset management and pension fund industries across EMEA. We will look to leverage his deep knowledge of the markets, local environments and extensive networks as we broaden our institutional reach.”