People Moves: Nuveen welcomes Kelly Hagg as Head of Responsible Investment Strategy from Janus Henderson Investors
Press Release - Nuveen has appointed Kelly Hagg to the newly created role of Senior Managing Director, Head of Responsible Investing (RI) Strategy & Solutions.
In this role, he will assume management of the Nuveen's responsible investing content strategy and data teams, and have responsibility for driving firm-wide coordination and alignment of resources in support of RI commercialization initiatives
He will be based in Denver and report into Amy O'Brien, Global Head of Responsible Investing at Nuveen. Kelly will also lead the delivery of distinct, value-added capabilities that create stronger relationships with existing clients while attracting new ones.
Kelly brings over 20 years' of extensive experience with derivatives, alternative investment strategies, portfolio construction and product creation to Nuveen. He joins from Janus Henderson Investors, where he served as global head of product strategy and ESG for distribution. In this role, Kelly was focused on creating new opportunities off the global product line, as well as optimizing and furthering the firm's ESG presence. He previously served as an assistant general counsel in the legal department.
Responsible Investing (RI) continues to be a differentiated growth engine across Nuveen that is helping the firm navigate the rapidly changing landscape and evolving client demand. Over the past year, Nuveen's Responsible Investing organization has grown significantly through new dedicated resources within legal, risk, and compliance, across investment teams.
Amy O'Brien, Global Head of Responsible Investing at Nuveen, said:
"I am confident that Kelly's appointment and the broader expansion of talent on our team positions us well to usher in the next phase of RI at Nuveen across reporting, product innovation, advice, proprietary data/scoring, impact measurement and thought leadership."
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