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SSGA appoints Gerben Gerben Lagerwaard as Head of Continental Europe


LONDON, State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced the appointment of Gerben Lagerwaard as Head of Continental Europe, Global Institutional Group, effective immediately. Based in Amsterdam, the role will report directly to Marie-Anne Heeren, Head of European Institutional Business.

Lagerwaard joined State Street Global Advisors in 2012, and took over the responsibilities to oversee the firm’s business in Benelux in 2018. He is currently Head of the Dutch Branch, a role that he will retain. Prior to his tenure at State Street Global Advisors, Lagerwaard spent 15 years on the sell side in the Netherlands, specializing in sales and distribution strategy, and client relationship management.

In addition to overseeing all activities at the firm’s Amsterdam office as the branch head, Lagerwaard’s expanded responsibilities in this new role center around leading business development and client relationships in Continental Europe, working closely with the business heads across the region.

Commenting on the appointment Heeren said, “Gerben has been an invaluable team member of the Global Institutional Group, and a dedicated colleague who is skilled at managing client relationships and our business in the dynamic Continental Europe region. These are significant markets for us, and I am confident that Gerben’s leadership will help us continue to make progress in the region ”

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*This figure is presented as of December 31, 2020 and includes approximately $75.17 billion of assets with respect to SPDR products for which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) acts solely as the marketing agent. SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.

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