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LGIMA New Chief Executive

Legal & General Investment Management announces the appointment of Robert J.Moore as Chief Executive Officer of its US affiliate, Legal & General Investment Management America

Legal & General Investment Management is pleased to announce that Robert J. Moore has beenappointed as Chief Executive Officer of its US affiliate, Legal & General Investment Management America, Inc (LGIMA). Mr. Moore, who has most recently been President, LPL Financial, will take uphis new role in early April and will be based in Chicago reporting to Mark Zinkula, Chief ExecutiveOfficer of Legal & General Investment Management.

Robert Moore succeeds Mike Craston who has served as Chief Executive Officer of LGIMA since2011.

Mark Zinkula commented: “We are extremely excited for Robert to lead our North American operations and apply his extensive industry experience as we continue to grow our business and remain a market leader. Robert has served as one of our independent directors for the past six yearsand has a true passion for the relationships we have built and the innovative solutions we bring to the North America market. He joins a strong team that is well positioned for sustainable growth."

LGIMA manages institutional assets of £85.3 billion*, part of LGIM’s worldwide total assets of £708.5billion as at 31 December 2014. LGIMA has delivered a strong track record of growth since it was established in 2006. The team has successfully grown its LDI and Fixed Income market share in the corporate pension space and is now building its index capabilities and expanding into the DC market.

"Joining LGIMA is an exceptional opportunity to lead a talented team and shape the future of at hriving global asset management firm," Mr. Moore explained. "The proven track record of delivery and access to global resources is distinctive at a time when pressing needs for addressing retirement planning and savings are of utmost importance.

"*Includes advisory assets of £14.8bn, which represent the assets on which Global Index Advisors (GIA) provide advisoryservices.

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For further information, please contact:

Richard King
Head of Media Relations
Email: richard.king@lgim.com
Tel: 020 3124 2095

Notes to editors:

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) is one of Europe’s largest institutional asset managers and a major global investor. LGIM manages £708.5 billion in total assets for more than 3,000 clients*. Throughout the past 40 years we have built our business through understanding what matters most to our clients and transforming this insight into valuable, accessible investment products and solutions. We provide investment expertise across a full spectrum of asset classes including equities, fixed income, commercial property and cash. Our capabilities range from index-tracking and active strategies to liquidity management and liability-based risk management solutions.

*As at 31 December 2014

 

Biography

Robert Moore – Chief Executive Officer, LGIMA

Robert Moore joins Legal & General Investment Management America as Chief Executive Officer with effect from April 2015. Until March 2015, he serves as president of LPL Financial with oversight of the company’s primary client-facing functions, client service and operations teams. After joining LPL Financial in 2008 as CFO, he transitioned to the role of president in 2012. Prior to LPL Financial, Robert served as chief executive officer and chief financial officer at ABN AMRO North America and LaSalle Bank Corporation. Robert also held a number of finance management positions, ultimately serving as Chief Financial Officer of Diageo PLC in Europe and the UK. Robert is the chairman of the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) board of directors, a member of the board of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), a member of the board of the Financial Services Institute, and a member of the Financial Services Roundtable. He is also on the University of Texas at Austin Development Board. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Management in finance, marketing, and international business from Northwestern University. He is a CFA charterholder. 

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