Aviva Investors’ Aylward departs

Aviva Investors’ Aylward departs

Ian Aylward has left his role as head of multi-manager research at Aviva Investors after five years at the company.

Isabel Emo Capodilista will lead the multi-manager research team on an interim basis, reporting to global head of multi-assets Peter Fitzgerald, until a permanent replacement for Mr Aylward is found.

Mr Aylward joined Aviva in 2011 from Skandia, where he was head of alternatives research.

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Before Skandia, Mr Aylward worked at Rothschild Asset Management and Collins Stewart Wealth Management.

The company recently announced a reshuffle of its “liquid markets” teams - encompassing multi-assets, fixed income and equities - in response to the retirement of David Lis, its chief investment officer of multi-asset and equities.