Aegon hires Aberdeen’s Bell for asset management role

Aegon Asset Management has appointed Andrew Bell as head of European product and marketing.

Reporting to Martin Harris, European head of distribution, Bell — who is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment — will be responsible for Aegon’s European product development and marketing proposition.

Bell joins the firm from Aberdeen Asset Management where he was client director for its newly acquired hedge fund business. (article continues below)

Prior to that he was RBS Asset Management director of marketing with responsibility for sales, product development and communications.

Harris says: “Andrew’s skills and experience make him a valuable addition to Aegon Asset Management’s distribution team, as we look to expand the range and depth of our product and marketing propositions.”