RobecoSAM expands Index Products team

Zurich based RobecoSAM, the sustainable investment offering of Robeco has announced the appointment of Rocco D’Urso (pictured) as senior relationship manager for Index Products.

D’ Urso joins from index provider STOXX, where he was in charge of the Southern European team. He started his carreer as a junior portfolio manager at Sella Gestioni SGR, later becoming the head of Multi Manager Products at EffeGestioni SGR (Fondiaria SAI Group).

He was subsequently appointed CIO at Franklin Templeton Investments Italy where he was a member of the international portfolio management team, managing investment portfolios for both retail and institutional investors.

Following that, D’Urso joined Morgan Stanley as vice president for the Iberian region where he further expanded the MSCI index business as well as the Barra Analytics tools.

Rainer Baumann, head of Public Equity and member of the Executive Committee at RobecoSAM comments: “We are delighted to have Rocco at RobecoSAM. The experience he brings with him from both the sales and investment side is a great attribute that RobecoSAM and our clients are set to benefit from as we continue to develop our index offering.”

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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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