ING U.S. Investment Management has appointed Bas NieuweWeme as Managing Director and Head of Institutional Distribution. NieuweWeme will oversee the institutional business, setting strategic direction across U.S. and international sales, consultant relations, RFPs, client service and relationship management. He will report to Shaun Mathews, Executive Vice President and Head of the Client Group.
"Bas is a veteran of our organization, having served in a variety of important marketing and sales roles," said Mathews in a statement. "He has in-depth knowledge of our investment strategies and investment platforms and also a strong perspective on the retirement and overall institutional investment industry. Bas is uniquely qualified to lead our institutional business and—together with his team—will continue to build on the positive momentum we have achieved across our distribution channels."