Lyda Iturralde Joins Aviva Investors as Chief Compliance Officer
CHICAGO -- August 22, 2013
Aviva Investors Americas announced today that Lyda Iturralde has joined the
firm as Chief Compliance Officer. In this role, Ms. Iturralde will be
responsible for implementing the firm’s compliance strategy, policies and
procedures; and for investment compliance. She will work directly with senior
management and provide counsel on a wide range of compliance-related matters.
Based in Chicago, she will report to Patrick O’Brien, Chief Executive Officer
and Andra Purkalitis, Chief Legal Officer.
Lyda joins Aviva Investors from Calamos Investments, where she was Director of
Compliance. Prior to Calamos, Lyda worked for Ziegler Lotsoff Capital
Management as Chief Compliance Officer.
“A strong compliance culture is critical to our business as we enter an
increasingly complex regulatory environment,” said Purkalitis. “Lyda has
extensive asset management experience and brings a demonstrated track record.
Her experience will help Aviva Investors continue to foster a best-in-class
Lyda graduated from the University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign with a B.S.
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Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under
management of £274 billion at 31 December 2012.
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