US - Northern Trust Global Investments (NTGI) has hired a new chief investment strategist and senior investment strategist for its global quantitative management business.
Chief investment strategist Steven Schoenfeld will be based in New York while senior investment strategist Robert Ginis will be based in San Francisco, reporting to Schoenfeld.
Both will take up their new roles on October 4.
“We are delighted to welcome Steven and Rob to the quantitative management team at NTGI,” said NTGI global head Terry Toth (pictured).
“Their global expertise and though leadership in the quantitative investing field will support our continued growth and future expansion of the business.”
Both Schoenfeld and Ginis join from consulting firm Global Index Strategies LLC, which specialises in financial product development and benchmark research, where Schoenfeld was founder and managing partner and Ginis a managing partner.
Prior to that, Schoenfeld was chief investment officer of Active Index Advisors and managing director of Barclays Global Investors (BGI), where he served six years in a variety of portfolio management and investment strategy roles, including head of international equity management and head of international equity strategy.
Ginis previously held various roles at BGI and worked for six years at Emerging Markets Management as a portfolio manager responsible for quantitative asset allocation.
NTGI is a global multi-asset class investment manager with more than US$527bn in assets under management.
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