Henderson appoints Benelux sales head

hendersonHenderson Global Investors has appointed Joost Wijstma as director of institutional business for Benelux. He will be based in Amsterdam.

Wijstma will report to David Morley, director of institutional sales, and locally to Steven De Vries, head of fund sales, Northern Europe.

Henderson has a strategy for expanding distribution of its fixed income, equity, real estate and alternative investment capabilities to continental European pension funds and insurance companies.

Most recently Wijstma led the Dutch sales team at Franklin Templeton Investments. Prior to this he held institutional business development roles for both Robeco Asset Management and ING Investment Management.

©2010 funds europe