CHICAGO, Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal & General Investment Management America, Inc. ("LGIMA"), a registered investment advisor with over $116 billion in assets under management, specializing in fixed income, liability driven investment (LDI), and index strategies for the US market, today announced that two new hires have joined the company. Ivy Wong Flores has been appointed Senior Investment Director, overseeing sales and consultant relations on the West Coast. She will report directly to Tom Meyers, Managing Senior Investment Director and Head of Distribution. Jason Shoup has joined as a Senior Portfolio Manager and Fixed Income Strategist, reporting to Dave Nirtaut and Jeff Koch, Co-heads of US Fixed Income at LGIMA.
Ms. Flores brings more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. Most recently, she served in client service and sales executive roles for nearly 13 years at Western Asset Management Company, where she was responsible for building and managing large institutional client and prospect relationships. Previously, she held roles at U.S. Trust Company.
Prior to joining LGIMA's Fixed Income Portfolio Management team, Mr. Shoup spent 10 years at Citigroup, where his most recent position was Director, Head of US High Grade Credit Strategy where he advised institutional clients and published credit research reports.
"We are thrilled to bring on such high caliber leadership in support of our growth strategy in the US. Our continued ability to attract top-tier talent affirms our position as an industry leader, and our commitment to serving our clients," said Robert Moore, CEO of LGIMA.
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Legal & General Investment Management America, Inc. (LGIMA), was founded in 2006 to manage fixed income and liability driven investment solutions for the US institutional market. We offer a range of strategies to help our clients manage their investment objectives including investment grade fixed income, which can range from market-based alpha-oriented strategies to those that are designed to be more liability-centric, derivative overlays, or indexed solutions. As of June 30, 2015, LGIMA managed over $116 billion in assets.
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