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Abn’s fleming joins aegon to set investment strategy

Aegon Asset Management UK has appointed Andrew Fleming as chief investment officer to lead a 50-strong investment team that manages more than 33bn.

Fleming was CIO and global head of portfolio management at ABN Amro Asset Management with a team of around 400.He spent 14 years at Gartmore where he was deputy CIO and head of equities.

At Aegon he will play a key role in determining and implementing investment strategy across the company’s entire range of funds. Aegon managing director Colin McLatchie says: “In investment management, the CIO sets the tone. The job demands both impeccable investment credentials and proven leadership skills. During our search it became clear that Andrew Fleming was the outstanding candidate in both respects. He inherits a strong investment team and a streamlined equity process.”

Fleming says: “This is an ambitious organisation with an excellent pool of talent and capability on which to build.”

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