CHICAGO, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal & General Investment Management America, Inc. (LGIMA), a registered investment advisor specializing in designing and managing investment solutions across active fixed income, index, multi-asset and liability driven investment (LDI) for the US market, today announced that Jodan Ledford will expand his role from Head of US Solutions to Head of Client Solutions and Multi-Asset.
With this move, LGIMA is focusing on evolving client engagement to bring them closer to the investment experience and ensure that the best of LGIMA is delivered to clients. Jodan will lead the Distribution and Client Relationship teams while continuing in his current role overseeing the Solutions, Multi-Asset Portfolio Management and Product groups. Unifying the teams under one division ensures that LGIMA delivers the best-in-class client experience aligned to their needs and evolving preferences.
In addition, LGIMA has integrated its LDI Portfolio Management team with its Active Fixed Income team under the leadership of John Bender, CIO US Fixed Income, to further solidify its longstanding collaboration between teams and focus upon delivering seamless, comprehensive, end-game LDI strategies to clients.
"LGIMA continually seeks ways to strengthen our relationships with clients," said Aaron Meder, appointed CEO of LGIMA. "The expansion of Jodan's role should lead to an enhanced focus upon our client engagement to ensure we deliver the best of LGIMA."
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ABOUT LGIMA: Legal & General Investment Management America, Inc. (LGIMA) is a Chicago-based registered investment advisor specializing in designing and managing investment solutions across active fixed income, index strategies, multi-asset and liability driven investment (LDI) for the US institutional market. With over $140 billion in assets under management, LGIMA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Ltd. (LGIM(H)), which also owns its affiliates Legal & General Investment Management Ltd. and LGIM International Ltd. Legal & General's worldwide assets under management are approximately $1.1 trillion as of June 30, 2016. In May 2014, LGIMA became a wholly owned subsidiary of Legal & General Investment Management US (Holdings), Inc. (LGIMUS(H)) which is wholly owned by LGIM(H).
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 Assets include Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), LGIM International (LGIMI), and Legal & General Investment Management America (LGIMA) AuM. Conversion rate: 1 GBP = 1.3253 USD, as of June 30, 2016. These assets include derivatives notional of $323 billion.
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