Submitted by V-Square Quantitative Management
CHICAGO, July 28, 2021 /CSRwire/ - V-Square Quantitative Management (V-Square) has announced the hiring of Erik Norland as its Head of Distribution. A 20-year industry veteran with asset management, custody, and global markets expertise, Erik’s addition to the team bolsters our strong client-centric approach to deliver customized ESG solutions as we continue to build our reputation as a specialized global asset manager. He will lead the firm's sales, consultant relationship and client service functions across institutional, insurance and wholesale. Mr. Norland, based in Stockholm, will report to Mamadou-Abou Sarr, co-founder and President and will join the global leadership team.
"Erik is a results-focused leader who brings excellent experience in distribution strategy and execution, sales management and client relationship roles. I had the pleasure of working with Erik for nearly a decade and I have always been impressed by his solution-oriented mindset, leadership and ESG expertise. I am excited to welcome Erik to the firm to help us further build on our strong distribution capabilities,” Mr. Sarr said in a news release.
Mr. Norland was head of the Nordic Region at Northern Trust Asset Management for 11 years, responsible for all business activity in the region, with a high focus on distribution of sophisticated ESG strategies. Prior this role, Erik spent over a decade in Equity Sales and Trading roles covering institutional investors across Europe at various local and global investment banks.
Commenting on his new role at V-Square, Norland said, “I am thrilled to join Mamadou and the V-Square team at this exciting inflection point in the firm’s growth and development. Given my passion for ESG, I was eager to join a specialized firm driving innovation. Mamadou has a great vision for the firm and is extremely focused on providing exceptional value to our clients. I am confident we will be able to leverage V-Square’s entrepreneurial spirit and successful track record as we grow the business and capitalize on new opportunities across the sustainable investing landscape.”
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V-Square Quantitative Management (V-Square) is a Chicago based global asset manager with sustainability at its core. V-Square specializes in developing and managing customized passive and factor-based portfolios and delivers analytics to integrate ESG into portfolio, risk management and reporting (ESGCentral™). A subsidiary of Valor Equity Partners, V-Square has a unique approach to sustainability taking a long-term view that is deeply rooted in academic research overlayed with a rigorous quantitative process. Mamadou-Abou Sarr, CIFD, co-founded the company after an 18+ year career in trading, product innovation, and strategy roles in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East. Prior to launching V-Square, Mamadou spearheaded and developed one of the largest sustainable investing platforms in the industry whilst at Northern Trust Asset Management.
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