LONDON, Dec. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Allspring Global Investments (Allspring), a leading independent asset manager with US$463 billion in assets under management*, today announced the appointment of Catherine McLaughlin as head of Institutional Sales for the UK and Ireland.
Catherine joins Allspring with over 20 years of experience working for global asset managers, leading business development and sales strategy across Europe. She will be responsible for expanding Allspring's institutional distribution business and servicing a growing portfolio of clients.
Before joining Allspring, Catherine worked as a UK institutional sales director at Allianz Global Investors. Before that, she was at State Street Global Advisors, Aon Hewitt and Irish Life Investment Managers. Catherine also served as a lecturer to bachelor of commerce students at Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya. She is an advocate for inclusion and diversity and is a member of the Diversity Project's Returners workstream.
Catherine commented, "I am incredibly excited to be joining Allspring Global Investments at such an important time in Allspring's evolution as a company. I look forward to working alongside an experienced and diverse team of investment professionals and contributing to the future of the company's institutional business".
Andy Sowerby, head of the International Client Group at Allspring, shared, "A key focus is elevating our partnerships with institutions across the UK and Ireland, and the addition of Catherine to the company is an important step in that regard. Our objective is to help investors pursue both financial returns and positive outcomes, and we believe that Catherine's expertise will be incredibly valuable as we continue to evolve our business".
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Allspring Global Investmentstm is an independent asset management firm with more than $463 billion in assets under management*, offices around the world, and investment teams supported by 450 investment professionals. Allspring is committed to thoughtful investing, purposeful planning, and inspiring a new era of investing that pursues both financial returns and positive outcomes.
*As of September 30, 2022. AUM includes $93 billion from Galliard Capital Management, an investment advisor that is not part of the Allspring trade name/GIPS firm.
Allspring Global Investmentstm (Allspring) is the trade name for the asset management companies of Allspring Global Investments Holdings, LLC. These companies include Allspring Global Investments (UK) Limited (Allspring UK), an investment management company authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), and Allspring Global Investments Luxembourg S.A. (Allspring Luxembourg), authorised and regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). For the purposes of Section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA), material that is approved for UK distribution is approved by Allspring UK.
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