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US Investment Manager Expands Its London Operations

Robbie Lawther Reporter London 27 April 2017

US Investment Manager Expands Its London Operations

This is a new role in Europe, as the team in New York had been supporting the EMEA region up to now.

Investment manager AllianceBernstein has appointed Dr Jeremy Bezant as head of product strategy development for Europe, Middle East and Africa, based in London.

In the newly-created role, Bezant will be responsible for leading the firm's product line-up in the region with a focus on developing solutions for the retail market, AllianceBernstein said in a statement yesterday.

Bezant has 19 years’ industry experience. He was most recently at Neuberger Berman, where he was head of product for EMEA and Latin America. Prior to Neuberger Berman, he held various positions at Natixis Global Asset Management, TCF Investments and Aviva Investors.

“Jeremy brings a wealth of product strategy experience across asset classes and European markets”, said Silvio Cruz, product development managing director at AB. “Having a London-based product development expert as part of our global team enables us to provide faster and more effective solutions that meet the needs of different European markets.”

The firm has expanded operations in Europe, this publication announced it had appointed Jamie Hammond as the new CEO for UK and head of EMEA in January 2016.


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