Robeco appoints new CEO

Rotterdam-based Robeco Institutional Asset Management has appointed Gilbert Van Hassel as CEO and chairman of the management board as of 19 September.

Van Hassel joins from former ING Investment Management, now NN IP, where he most recently held the positins of global CEO ING Investment Management and member of the Board Insurance and Asset Management. Prior to that, he worked among others at JP Morgan, where he held a number of executive roles in Europe, Asia and the US.

At Robeco, he succeeds Leni Boeren, who, as earlier announced, will leave the company after the hand-over has been completed and successors have been appointed for her other board positions within Robeco Group.

Gilbert van Hassel comments on his new role: “I am delighted to be appointed CEO of Robeco. It is a privilege to become part of an organization that offers high quality service and proven, innovative investment solutions to clients all over the world. We operate in an exciting market which will continue to be full of opportunities for Robeco and I am looking forward to leading Robeco’s further growth.”

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Mona Dohle speaks German and Dutch, she is DACH & Benelux Correspondent for InvestmentEurope. Prior to that, she worked as a journalist in Egypt and Palestine. She started her career as a journalist working for a local German newspaper. Mona graduated with an MSc in Development Studies from SOAS and has completed the CISI Certificate in International Wealth and Investment Management.

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