UK - Kate Hughes has been appointed vice president and managing director of CDC IXIS Asset Management in the UK.
The move is part of a bid by CDC to establish a stronger presence in the UK.
Hughes reports to CDC IXIS AM North America. She is based in London and responsible for all institutional investment product marketing and sales activities in the UK.
CDC said: “The UK is a complex and challenging market to penetrate and Ms. Hughes initially focuses much of her time on identifying opportunities and developing a marketing strategy to target consultants, pension plans, retail platforms, funds of hedge funds and other key distribution channels.”
For the past three years, Hughes has served as vice president and director of consultant relations for Jurika & Voyles, a subsidiary of CDC IXIS AM, with responsibility for managing the firm's institutional sales efforts throughout the US.
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