Capital Group, one of the world’s largest and most experienced investment firms, with more than US$1.9 trillion in assets under management, today announced the appointment of Alexandra Haggard in the newly created position of Head of Product and Investment Services for Europe and Asia.
Alexandra will oversee the strategy and expansion of Capital Group’s investment services in Europe and Asia. She will lead a team of product specialists who support the business with product development and investment expertise across the firm’s range of equity, fixed income and multi-asset funds for Capital Group’s clients in Europe and Asia. This will also include the build out of its Solutions business to provide multi-asset portfolio solutions to meet investor needs and the growth of the Client Analytics Group to deliver thought leadership on key portfolio construction topics.
Alexandra joins Capital Group from BlackRock, where she was the Global Head of Equity Product and the EMEA Head of Strategic Pricing. Prior to this role she was CEO of Stamford Associates, a UK consultant, and MD for Product and Marketing for EMEA at Russell Investments. She is also a founding member of the Diversity Project and a Member of the CFA UK’s Advisory Council.
“Investing in our Europe and Asia business is a strategic priority in Capital Group’s long-term growth plans. We’ve made significant strides in growing our business across both regions and plan to continue building on these efforts to serve clients in the years ahead. Bringing exceptional leaders like Alexandra on board with deep industry knowledge of product development and product management will be key to delivering investment services that meet the needs of our clients. We warmly welcome Alexandra to Capital Group”.Guy Henriques, Head of Europe and Asia Client Group
“I am delighted to join a firm focused on long-term investing and with more than 85 years of investment experience. I look forward to supporting the growth plans for Europe and Asia, including channel expansion for our financial intermediary and institutional client base”.Alexandra Haggard, Head of Product and Investment Services for Europe and Asia
Capital Group has been serving investors in Europe for more than 50 years and in the Asia-Pacific region for more than 30 years. Capital Group has 24 Luxembourg-domiciled UCITS funds available for European and Asian investors and plans to continue to build its Luxembourg fund range.
About Capital Group
Capital Group is one of the oldest and largest asset management companies in the world, managing multi-asset, equity and fixed income investment strategies for different types of investors. Since 1931, Capital Group has been singularly focused on delivering superior, consistent results for long-term investors using high-conviction portfolios, rigorous research and individual accountability. Today Capital Group works with financial intermediaries and institutions to manage more than US$1.9 trillion in long-term assets for investors around the world. Capital Group has an integrated global research network of more than 400 investment professionals and its portfolio managers have an average of 28 years’ investment experience.