Federated Hermes selects new incoming Data Governance Chief

10/15/2021

Federated Hermes poach Head of Data Governance from Aviva Investors. Sally Bashuan will join effective as of November 2021

Photo: Based in London, Sally Bashuan moves from Aviva Investors to Federated Hermes and will join the firm on November 29, 2021
Photo: Based in London, Sally Bashuan moves from Aviva Investors to Federated Hermes and will join the firm on November 29, 2021

October 15, 2021 -- The international business of Federated Hermes has appointed Sally Bashuan as Head of Data Governance, based in London. Ms. Bashuan joins the firm from Aviva Investors, where she was Head of Data and Analytics for the UK and Europe in their Real Assets business.

Ms. Bashuan will be responsible for overseeing data governance and the overall data operating model for the international business. She will also be responsible for maintaining the data strategy roadmap, aligning to business priorities. She will report to Ian Kennedy, Chief Operating Officer at the international business of Federated Hermes.

Photo: Federated Hermes confirm that Bashuan will join the firm in London
Photo: Federated Hermes confirm that Bashuan will join the firm in London

Ian Kennedy, COO, commented:

"As our business continues to develop and grow so our data oversight becomes increasingly sophisticated. We are delighted that someone of Sally's calibre is joining us to oversee this important facet of our work as a leading responsible investor."

Sally Bashuan, also commented:

"I'm thrilled to be joining the team at Federated Hermes. The opportunity to work on the vision for data within a leading responsible investor is very exciting. This is a company that knows a great culture supports effective governance which ensures sustainable business growth. It's this commitment to culture and governance that makes Federated Hermes a natural fit for me and I cannot wait to get started."

About Federated Hermes International

Federated Hermes is a global leader in active, responsible investing. Guided by our conviction that responsible investing is the best way to create long-term wealth, we provide specialised capabilities across equity, fixed income and private markets, multi-asset and liquidity management strategies, and world-leading stewardship. 

Our goals are to help people invest and retire better, to help clients achieve better risk-adjusted returns, and to contribute to positive outcomes that benefit the wider world. All activities previously carried out by Hermes now form the international business of Federated Hermes. 

Our brand has evolved, but we still offer the same distinct investment propositions and pioneering responsible investment and stewardship services for which we are renowned - in addition to important new strategies from the entire group.