ING U.S. Investment Management has appointed Bas NieuweWeme as Managing Director and Head of Institutional Distribution. NieuweWeme, who reports to Shaun Mathews, Executive Vice President and Head of the Client Group, will oversee all aspects of the institutional business, setting strategic direction across U.S. and international sales, consultant relations, RFPs, client service and relationship management.
"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. In the first half of 2013, ING U.S. Investment Management generated third-party net flows of $5.8 billion, and third-party assets under management have grown to $110 billion as of June 30, 2013, compared to $91 billion a year ago", said Mathews.
NieuweWeme has worked at ING for 13 years, most recently as Senior Vice President and Head of Institutional Sales with ING U.S. Investment Management.
Earlier in his career, NieuweWeme held various domestic and global marketing and sales roles for ING. Prior to joining ING, he worked for the tax consultancy group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. NieuweWeme holds an Executive MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business and a law degree from the University of Amsterdam, School of Law.
ING U.S. Investment Management, which plans to rebrand in the future as Voya Financial, is a subsidiary of ING U.S., Inc. and has approximately $190 billion of assets under management.