JP Morgan AM appoints head of insurance

JP Morgan Asset Management – Global Insurance Solutions (GIS) has appointed James Peagam to head of Global Insurance Solutions.

In this capacity, Peagam will head the insurance team and will look to strengthen the JP Morgan’s relationship with the insurance sector further.

He is relocating from London to New York and will report to the firm’s co-heads of Global Investment Management Solutions, Jed Laskowitz and Mike O’Brien.

Prior to covering this role, Peagam led the GIS sales team and also previously led the European region of the GIS business.

“With nearly $80bn (€73.6bn) in general account assets under management, our insurance business has seen considerable growth over the past six years,” said Jed Laskowitz, co-head of Global Investment Management Solutions, JP Morgan Asset Management.

“Managing assets on behalf of insurers is a team effort requiring specialist and diverse skill sets across a range of functions,” continued Peagam.

“I am pleased to work with our global group of experts dedicated to helping clients address their most complex issues by designing customized, consultative investment solutions.”

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