Robeco appoints new CEO

Following the resignation of Roderick Munsters earlier this month, Robeco Group has now announced the appointment of David Steyn as CEO and chairman of the Management Board as of 1 November, subject to regulatory approval.

Steyn joins Robeco from Aberdeen Asset Management, where he was responsible for the group strategy, prior to that, he worked among others as and chief operating officer and head of distribution at AllianceBernstein LP.

Steyn comments on his appointment: “I am honored to be given the opportunity to become part of an asset manager with such a strong heritage and reputation. I am looking forward to building Robeco further on a continuing path of excellence, meeting the evolving needs of clients around the world.”

Dick Verbeek, chairman of the Supervisory Board adds: “The Supervisory Board has given positive advice to the shareholders, because we believe that David is an excellent candidate for CEO of Robeco to continue the growth path. I’m confident that we can count on David’s long and proven track record in asset management to lead Robeco and benefit from the opportunities that will arise in the global asset management market in the years to come.

Mona Dohle
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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