Capital Group, which has more than US$1.9 trillion in assets under management, has appointed Alexandra Haggard to the newly created position of head of product and investment services for Asia and Europe.
Haggard, who will be based in London and report to Guy Henriques, head of Asia and Europe client group, will lead the product development and investment services team across the firm’s range of equity, fixed-income and multi-asset funds, as well as the build-out of its solutions business and the growth of its client analytics group.
She joins Capital from BlackRock, where she was global head of equity product and the head of strategic pricing for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Prior to this, she was CEO of Stamford Associates, a UK consultant, and managing director for product and marketing for EMEA at Russell Investments.
“We’ve made significant strides in growing our business across both Europe and Asia, and plan to continue building on these efforts,” comments Guy Henriques, head of Asia and Europe client group. “Leaders like Haggard with deep industry knowledge of product development and product management will be key to delivering investment services.”