Aegon Asset Management appoints head of client strategy

Aegon Asset Management has appointed of Alexia Gottschalch as Managing Director and Head of Client Strategy, Global Real Assets.

In this newly created role for the business, Gottschalch will lead a team of eight professionals supporting the sales processes for real assets strategies. This will include liaising with Aegon AM’s Sales, Product, Marketing and the GRA Portfolio Managers and Research teams to ensure strong connectivity between Aegon AM’s investors and clients. 

Based out of New York, Gottschalch will report directly to Aegon Am’s chief investment officer Real Assets Scott Coté.
Gottschalch has over 25 years’ experience in financial services and joins Aegon AM from Invesco where she held a number of senior roles, latterly as managing director head of outsourced CIO, where she was responsible for creating and implementing an outsourced CIO strategy.
Previous roles have included head of real estate client strategy/business development at JP Morgan where she created and managed a capital strategy for its USD70 billion global real estate business, and global head of capital markets at Grosvenor, where she expanded its investor relations and product development capabilities. 
Coté says: ‘We are extremely excited to have Alexia join our platform as she has extensive experience in the real assets market both in the US and Europe having led teams in London, The Hague, New York, Copenhagen and Munich, this should prove invaluable as we look to continue to build our Real Assets platform on the global stage.’