Hedge Fund People: Rothschild Asset Management Appoints New CEO

people movesNew York (HedgeCo.net) – Michael Woods has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer at Rothschild Asset Management Inc., the US asset management business of the Rothschild Group

Most recently, Woods was Head of the Americas, Global Client Group for Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management and CEO of DWS Investments where he was responsible for managing the US mutual funds business as well as the firm’s Americas’ distribution teams. Prior to DWS, he served as Senior Vice President and Head of the Financial Intermediaries and Investments Group at Evergreen Investment Management Company, LLC. Additionally, Woods served as the Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the board at XTF Advisors.

Headquartered in New York, Rothschild Asset Management Inc. or its affiliates manages investments covering a range of alternative investments, multi-strategy fund of hedge funds, and U.S. securities including large-cap, small/mid-cap, small-cap, and balanced strategies.

Jean-Louis Laurens, Global Head of Asset Management for the Rothschild Group commented, “Mr. Woods’ experience and proven track record in creating and implementing successful retail and institutional distribution capabilities coupled with his valuable leadership and management skills will be instrumental in driving our growth strategy in the US.”

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