Aviva Investors promotes Lis to CIO
Aviva Investors has appointed David Lis as Chief Investment Officer, Equities and Multi-Assets. Lis is currently head of Equities at Aviva Investors.
In this new role, Lis will join the Aviva Investors Executive Committee with immediate effect, reporting directly to Euan Munro, Chief Executive. Overseeing over £68 billion in assets, he will be responsible for developing and implementing Aviva Investors’ equities and multi-asset investment strategies.
Lis has over 40 years’ experience in the investment industry and has been with Aviva Investors since 1997. During his 17 years with the business, he has held a number of senior fund management positions, latterly as head of Equities, where he was instrumental in building Aviva Investors’ fundamental equities capability. He retains overall responsibility for the equities team.
Euan Munro, Chief Executive, Aviva Investors, said: “We have a wealth of talented investment professionals at Aviva Investors so I am very pleased to appoint David to this important new role. With a strong track record and a wealth of fund management experience, David’s expertise will be invaluable as we continue to extend our investment capabilities internationally and deliver outcome-oriented solutions.”