Deutsche Asset Management (DeAM), which is expanding its institutional sales capability in the Netherlands, has appointed Owen Thiers as vice president of institutional sales.
Thiers will be responsible for business development and client servicing for Dutch pension funds and will report to Netherlands country head Gerard Roelofs.
Thiers was previously at JP Morgan Fleming Asset Management, where he was responsible for developing strategic relationships with Dutch pension funds.
Commenting on the appointment, Roelofs said: “Owen’s appointment reflects our commitment to building up an institutional asset management business in the Netherlands. It is a sophisticated and competitive market for global asset managers.”
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