Alexandra Haggard appointed as Head of Product and Investment Services by Capital Group

Alexandra Haggard appointed as Head of Product and Investment Services by Capital Group

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Capital Group, one of the world’s largest and most experienced investment firms, with more than US$1.9 trillion1 in assets under management, today announced the appointment of Alexandra Haggard in the newly created position of Head of Product and Investment Services for Europe and Asia. Alexandra is based in London and reports to Guy Henriques, Head of Europe and Asia Client Group.

Alexandra will oversee the strategy and expansion of Capital Group’s investment services in Europe and Asia. She will lead a team of product specialists who support the business with product development and investment expertise across the firm’s range of equity, fixed income and multi-asset funds for Capital Group’s clients in Europe and Asia. This will also include the build out of its Solutions business to provide multi-asset portfolio solutions to meet investor needs and the growth of the Client Analytics Group to deliver thought leadership on key portfolio construction topics.

Alexandra joins Capital Group from BlackRock, where she was the Global Head of Equity Product and the EMEA Head of Strategic Pricing. Prior to this role she was CEO of Stamford Associates, a UK consultant, and MD for Product and Marketing for EMEA at Russell Investments. She is also a founding member of the Diversity Project and a Member of the CFA UK’s Advisory Council.

“Investing in our Europe and Asia business is a strategic priority in Capital Group’s long-term growth plans. We’ve made significant strides in growing our business across both regions and plan to continue building on these efforts to serve clients in the years ahead,” comments Guy Henriques, Head of Europe and Asia Client Group. “Bringing exceptional leaders like Alexandra on board with deep industry knowledge of product development and product management will be key to delivering investment services that meet the needs of our clients. We warmly welcome Alexandra to Capital Group.”

Alexandra Haggard, Head of Product and Investment Services for Europe and Asia, comments: “I am delighted to join a firm focused on long-term investing and with more than 85 years of investment experience. I look forward to supporting the growth plans for Europe and Asia, including channel expansion for our financial intermediary and institutional client base.”

Capital Group has been serving investors in Europe for more than 50 years and in the Asia-Pacific region for more than 30 years. Capital Group has 24 Luxembourg-domiciled UCITS funds available for European and Asian investors and plans to continue to build its Luxembourg fund range.

1 All data as at 30 June 2020 and attributed to Capital Group, unless otherwise stated.