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LIGMA Hires Stephen Weiss as Senior Investment Director

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<p itemprop="articleBody" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 19.6000003814697px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; word-wrap: break-word; color: rgb(64, 64, 64); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"><span class="xn-location" itemprop="contentLocation" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/Place" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.4; margin: 0px;"><span itemprop="geo" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/address" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.4; margin: 0px;"><span itemprop="addressLocality" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.4; margin: 0px;">CHICAGO</span></span></span>,&nbsp;<span class="xn-chron" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.4; margin: 0px;">July 27, 2015</span>&nbsp;/PRNewswire/ -- Legal &amp; General Investment Management America, Inc. (&quot;LGIMA&quot;), a registered investment advisor with over&nbsp;<span class="xn-money" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.4; margin: 0px;">$116 billion</span>&nbsp;in assets under management, specializing in fixed income, liability driven investment (LDI), and index strategies for the US pension market, today announced that as part of the ongoing expansion of its Distribution business,&nbsp;<span class="xn-person" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/Person" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.4; margin: 0px;"><span itemprop="name" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.4; margin: 0px;">Stephen Weiss</span></span>&nbsp;has joined the company as a Senior Investment Director for the firm&#39;s Northeast corporate defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, and consultants. Mr. Weiss will report directly to&nbsp;<span class="xn-person" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/Person" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.4; margin: 0px;"><span itemprop="name" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.4; margin: 0px;">Thomas Meyers</span></span>, Head of North American Distribution.</p> <p itemprop="articleBody" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 19.6000003814697px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; word-wrap: break-word; color: rgb(64, 64, 64); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">Mr. Weiss brings more than 25 years of experience in the asset management industry to LGIMA. Most recently, he served as Principal and Senior Client Portfolio Manager at Income Research + Management, where he was responsible for managing client relationships totalling&nbsp;<span class="xn-money" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.4; margin: 0px;">$7 billion</span>&nbsp;in assets, as well as consultant relations and product development. He began his career in financial services at Fidelity Management and Research Company.</p> <p itemprop="articleBody" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 19.6000003814697px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; word-wrap: break-word; color: rgb(64, 64, 64); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">&quot;We are extremely excited to have an executive of Stephen&#39;s caliber join the LGIMA team. As our business in the US continues to gain momentum, we are committed to pursuing and attracting highly-skilled professionals with the experience necessary to provide excellent service to our clients and drive future growth for our company,&quot; said&nbsp;<span class="xn-person" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/Person" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.4; margin: 0px;"><span itemprop="name" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.4; margin: 0px;">Robert Moore</span></span>, CEO of LGIMA.</p> <p itemprop="articleBody" style="box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 19.6000003814697px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; word-wrap: break-word; color: rgb(64, 64, 64); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">&quot;Stephen has a proven track record of success in asset management,&quot; said Meyers. &quot;His diverse background in sales and consultant relations will be a tremendous asset to our North American distribution team. We are excited to have him aboard.&quot;</p>

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