V-Square appoints Head of Distribution
V-Square Quantitative Management (V-Square) has appointed Erik Norland as its Head of Distribution. A 20-year industry veteran with asset management, custody, and global markets expertise, Norland will lead the firm's sales, consultant relationship and client service functions across institutional, insurance and wholesale.
Norland, based in Stockholm, will report to Mamadou-Abou Sarr, co-founder and President and will join the global leadership team.
"Erik is a results-focused leader who brings excellent experience in distribution strategy and execution, sales management and client relationship roles. I had the pleasure of working with Erik for nearly a decade and I have always been impressed by his solution-oriented mindset, leadership and ESG expertise. I am excited to welcome Erik to the firm to help us further build on our strong distribution capabilities,” says Sarr.
Norland was head of the Nordic Region at Northern Trust Asset Management for 11 years, responsible for all business activity in the region, with a high focus on distribution of sophisticated ESG strategies. Prior this role, he spent over a decade in Equity Sales and Trading roles covering institutional investors across Europe at various local and global investment banks.
Norland says: “I am thrilled to join Mamadou and the V-Square team at this exciting inflection point in the firm’s growth and development. Given my passion for ESG, I was eager to join a specialised firm driving innovation. Mamadou has a great vision for the firm and is extremely focused on providing exceptional value to our clients. I am confident we will be able to leverage V-Square’s entrepreneurial spirit and successful track record as we grow the business and capitalise on new opportunities across the sustainable investing landscape.”