NETHERLANDS & UK - Fortis Investments has appointed Charles Janssen as head of institutional sales for Netherlands and the UK.
Janssen will report to Thomas Rostron, managing director and head of marketing & business development at Fortis Investments.
Rostron said that Janssen had been appointed to help the company grow its institutional business in both the Netherlands and UK.
Dutch-born Janssen joined the asset manager on 1 May and is based in the company’s Amsterdam office.
As head of institutional sales for Netherlands and UK, he is responsible for nine people in the institutional sales teams currently located in Amsterdam and London.
Janssen joined from Barclays Capital in London where he was country manager for the Netherlands and head of the Dutch structured solutions desk for the last five years.
Commenting on his new appointment Janssen said: “In recent years, I have seen investment banking and asset management coming closer together in the institutional market place. I am very excited with this opportunity to expand my experience further in the asset management area.”
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