Aviva Investors establishes US equities team with latest hire

Appointed head of US equities

Beth Brearley
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Aviva Investors has appointed Susan Schmidt as head of US equities as part of a drive to grow its presence in the asset class.

Schmidt will be based in Chicago and report to chief investment officer, equities, David Cumming.  She joins from investment management company Westwood Holdings Group, where she spent three years as a senior portfolio manager covering small and mid-cap US equities, and has over 25 years' experience in the investment industry. Aviva Investors and Nick Train rail against Unilever proposals The hire is the latest in a raft of appointments at Aviva Investors, following nine hires to the firm's UK, global and emerging market equities teams in July and the appointment of Cumming who joi...

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