Robeco appoints new chief executive officer

Karin van Baardwijk is currently the chief operating officer

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Robeco has appointed Karin van Baardwijk as chief executive officer (CEO) as of 1 January 2022, succeeding Gilbert Van Hassel, who has been the firm’s CEO since September 2016 .

Baardwijk, who is currently deputy CEO and COO of Robeco, said: "It is an honor to be appointed CEO of Robeco. I am very excited to lead Robeco and proud to add to its long history that goes back for 90 years of serving clients. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do, and I personally stand for. I look forward to further driving Robeco's strategic 2021-2025 agenda, to build on the momentum we have and to accelerate growth in all our key strengths." Robeco launches SDG-focused engagement fund Baardwijk joined the Netherlands-headquartered firm in 2006 and has held variou...

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