Jean-Francois Milette Joins Aviva Investors as Managing Director, Institutional Sales for Canada TORONTO, April 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Aviva Investors today announced that Jean-Francois Milette has joined as Managing Director, Institutional Sales. In this role, Jean-Francois will be responsible for Aviva Investors' business development activities in Canada, and will be based in Toronto at the headquarters of Aviva Investors Canada. As the fourth largest pension market in the world, Canada is a significant focus for Aviva Investors. With senior investment, business management and business development professionals located in its Toronto office, Aviva Investors is committed to the Canadian marketplace and to serving its Canadian clients. Rob Ranges, Head of Business Development for Aviva Investors Americas, said, "Jean-Francois brings a wealth of relationships and experience to Aviva Investors, including a long and successful track record in the asset management industry. We are very excited to have Jean-Francois join our Americas business development team and represent our global investment capabilities in Canada." Prior to joining Aviva Investors, Jean-Francois was an Associate Partner with Aon Hewitt, responsible for business development and expansion of their Investment Consulting practice across Canada. He also headed fund management selection on Aon Hewitt's Delegated Platform. Prior to joining Aon Hewitt, Jean-Francois held senior positions at bfinance, Dexia Asset Management, MFC Global Investment Management and SEI Investments in Montreal. Jean-Francois is an Honors Tutorial College graduate of Ohio State University, has a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree from Concordia University and an Executive Masters in Business Administration from the University of Sherbrooke. He is a member of the CBPI (Canadian Pensions and Benefits Industry). Notes to Editors The information and opinions contained in this document are for use by the financial press and media only. Investment markets and conditions can change rapidly and as such the views expressed should not be taken as statements of fact or advice nor should reliance be placed on these views when making investment decisions. Past performance is not a guide to the future. Aviva Investors Aviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc. The business delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 15 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under management of £274 billion at 31 December 2012. This includes over $8 billion of assets under management in the Canadian market, with mandates in various capabilities, including: Canadian fixed income, global high yield, preferred shares, U.S. equities and derivatives. Aviva plc -- Aviva provides 34 million customers with insurance, savings and investment products.* -- Aviva is the UK's largest insurer and one of Europe's leading providers of life and general insurance. -- Combines strong life insurance, general insurance and asset management businesses under one powerful brand. * Based on Aviva plc Annual Report and Accounts 2012. This provided in North America by Aviva Investors Americas LLC Neither Aviva Investors Americas nor its affiliates engages in or holds itself out as engaging in the business of advising others as to investing in securities or the business of buying or selling securities in any jurisdiction where it is not qualified to do so. This material is not directed at, or intended for distribution to or use by, any person or entity that is a citizen or resident of or located in any jurisdiction where such distribution, publication, availability or use would be contrary to applicable law or regulation or would subject Aviva Investors Americas or any of its affiliates to any registration or licensing requirement within such jurisdiction. Martin Gawne Director of Marketing and Communications Aviva Investors Americas LLC. 312-873-5832 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE: Aviva Investors Canada Inc. To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2013/22/c7441.html CO: Aviva Investors Canada Inc. ST: Ontario NI: FIN 2575 WNEWS -0- Apr/22/2013 15:13 GMT
Jean-Francois Milette Joins Aviva Investors as Managing Director, Institutional Sales for Canada
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