LGIM appoints Chris De Marco as Head of Institutional Client Management and Strategy, leading its UK client teams

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Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris De Marco as its Head of Institutional Client Management and Strategy, responsible for its UK client teams. Chris will report to Sarah Aitken, Head of Institutional Business, EMEA.

Sarah Aitken said: “I am delighted that Chris has accepted the role of Head of Institutional Client Management and Strategy, which comes at an important juncture in LGIM’s development. Clients of all sizes are having to deal with a rapidly changing, highly demanding investment environment. LGIM is uniquely positioned to meet clients’ needs at all stages of the investment journey. Chris’s extensive client experience, coupled with his in-depth knowledge of designing and implementing investment solutions, brings a formidable set of skills to our business.”

Chris De Marco joined LGIM in April 2013, working on product strategy in the Solutions team. Prior to joining LGIM, he was as an investment consultant and partner at Aon Hewitt, providing derivatives advice to the practice’s largest clients. Prior to Aon, Chris was involved in structuring and selling financial derivatives at Credit Suisse, HSBC and Salomon Brothers, both in Europe and North America. Chris holds a BSc in economics from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.