Merian Global Investors has strengthened its team for Iberia with the appointment of Nieves Picallo as sales manager for Spain and Portugal.
Picallo will be based in London but travelling to Iberia a few times a month, will be reporting to Susana García, head of Iberia sales distribution. Alongside
García, she will be responsible for expanding the business across the Southern Spanish region.
With over 10 years´industry experience, Picallo joins Merian from BrightSphere Investment Group, where she has worked for the past three years, most recently as director of the firm´s institutional client team for Europe. Prior to that, she worked at Old Mutual Asset Management for over three years after having spent more than seven at BBVA based in Madrid. At this company, she held various positions related to the development of the business, fund analysis and portfolio management.
"Merian Global Investors has gathered so far an important client portfolio in Spain, Portugal and Andorra but we now aim at further expanding our presence across the region. Picallo has a long experience in the asset management industry and her knowledge will be very valuable for Merian in this expansion phase," says Susana García.