Frank van Etten, co-head of portfolio management investment solutions at UBS Asset Management, has left the firm to join Nuveen as chief investment officer for multi-asset solutions.
At UBS Van Etten co-headed a 60-person global investment team that was responsible for the investment performance of multi-asset strategies and solutions.
His responsibilities included strategy design, portfolio construction and implementation.
Van Etten will be responsible for delivering multi-asset solutions to clients through advice, packaged investment capabilities and custom mandates. He will report to president of Nuveen advisory services Margo Cook.
Van Etten will also lead the development of Nuveen’s multi-asset platform and collaborate with Nuveen’s current multi-asset solutions teams in retail and institutional client channels.
Prior to joining UBS, Van Etten was deputy chief investment officer for multi-asset strategies and solutions at Voya Investment Management. He began his career at ING Investment Management, where he held a variety of investment-related roles.
‘Frank van Etten has a strong and consistent record of success in building global investment capabilities. His hire and the development of an advisory led, multi-asset approach to helping our clients produce specific outcomes are critical inflection points for Nuveen and our mission to better serve investors everywhere,’ said Cook.