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Standard Life hires US marketer


Standard Life Investments has hired Maria Cassisi as senior vice president, business development and head of client services in the US. Reporting to Bill Perry, chief executive officer, Standard Life Investments USA, Cassisi will be responsible for client relationships with institutional investors across the firm and specifically to the Global Absolute Return Strategies (GARS) portfolio.

Although Cassisi will also be responsible for other Standard Life products such as global inflation linked bonds, real estate and credit capabilities, the private equity fund of funds management company SL Capital Partners will maintain its own client services functions with respect to