US asset manager Neuberger Berman has strengthened its institutional sales team covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) with two recent hires.
Jamie Wong has joined to lead Consultant Relations for the EMEA region and Robert Payne has joined to oversee the group’s engagement with the insurance industry across the region.
Wong joins from Janus, where she was head of UK and European Institutional Sales. Prior to this she focused on international consultant efforts at Lazard Asset Management.
Payne was previously a director in DCM Client Solutions at UBS, where he focused on the development and execution of customised strategies for insurers and pension funds in the UK and the Netherlands. Prior to UBS, he was an associate in structured solutions at Nomura.
Dik van Lomwel, head of EMEA and LatAm at Neuberger Berman, comments: “As our clients and their advisors continue to seek investment solutions to meet their needs whilst facing new challenges, we are very pleased to welcome both Jamie and Rob to the London-based team, each bringing specific expertise and deep understanding of the institutional market.”