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By Javier Simon editors@plansponsor.com | January 06, 2017
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Deutsche Asset Management names Chief Investment Strategist for the Americas
 
David Bianco has been named the new chief investment strategist for the Americas and head of equities in the U.S., by Deutsche Asset Management (Deutsche AM).

Bianco will be responsible for assisting clients with portfolio construction utilizing all of Deutsche AM’s investment vehicles and asset classes, while leading a team of experienced investors responsible for managing active equity assets in the Americas.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome David to our organization,” says Bob Kendall, head of Deutsche Asset Management in the Americas. “David is a well-respected and familiar face within our industry and will be a key public figure for us in presenting to our clients Deutsche Asset Management’s global views on markets, economies and policies.”

Bianco brings more than 20 years of investment research expertise and a decade of experience as an equity strategist to his new role. He has served as the firm’s US Equity strategist since 2012.

Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Bianco was head of US Equity strategies for Bank of America Merrill Lynch Investment Research and Global Wealth Management. He also spent seven years with UBS and five years at the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council.

Based in New York, he will report globally to Stefan Kreuzkamp, head of Active Asset Management, and regionally to Kendall.

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