Aegon Asset Management has added three new hires to its responsible investment team.
Andy Woods joins the firm as a responsible investment manager for equities and multi-asset investment. Previously, he headed up the Institutional Voting Information Service of the Association of British Insurers.
Also joining the company as a responsible investment associate is Curtis Zappala who will focus on ESG integration and engagement, supporting Aegon AM’s fixed income investment platform. Prior to joining Aegon AM, Zappala was a member of the sustainability team at United Parcel Service (UPS).
Jamie McAloon joins Aegon as a responsible investment associate supporting the equities and multi-asset investment platforms. He joins the business from Abrdn, where he was a Private Equity Finance Analyst.
Commenting on the three appointments, Brunno Maradei, head of responsible investment at Aegon AM said, “We have built a comprehensive responsible investment approach, with a 30-year history of investing in this area. The three new appointments allow us to continue our work, broadening our expertise, knowledge and skills base. I’d like to welcome Curtis, Andy and Jamie to the team and look forward to the fresh perspective and enthusiasm they will bring.”