Standard Life Investments has appointed Euan Sterling to the newly created role of head of stewardship and environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment.
Stirling (pictured) joined the firm in January 2001 from Schroders Investment Management, where he was responsible for a fund manager for UK equities. Prior to his new role, Stirling was investment director at Standard Life.
Director and head of corporate governance Guy Jubb who will retire on 31 March 2016, will continue to lead on investment engagement until that date.
Standard Life Investments chief investment officer Rod Paris said: "Euan's expertise in company analysis, portfolio management and client relations equip him well to ensure that the outstanding stewardship capability of our governance and stewardship and responsible Investment teams is fully embedded within our focus on change investment process.
"Finally I would like to take this opportunity to thank Guy Jubb for his contribution to the business and in particular for over the last 20 years, where he has played a major role in helping to build Standard Life Investments' reputation as a leader in the governance and stewardship arena."
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