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Nuveen strengthens UK insurance offering with appointment of Kyrylo Sukhanenko

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Nuveen, one of the largest global asset managers with over $US1.1 trillion assets under management*, today announces the appointment of Kyrylo Sukhanenko as Managing Director, Head of UK Insurance. 

Based in London, he will be responsible for further developing Nuveen’s UK insurance client segment, playing a pivotal role in the firm’s product development, client and marketing strategy. Kyrylo will report into Brian Schaper, Managing Director, Business Development – Global Client Group.

Kyrylo has extensive experience in employing a broad suite of asset classes and investment solutions to a range of insurers. He joins Nuveen following 13 years at Blackrock, where he was most recently Co-Head of Business Development for its UK insurance business, structuring and delivering investment and risk solutions to insurers. Prior to this, he worked as an Analyst within Merrill Lynch’s Emerging Market Equity sales team. 

Nuveen has a rich heritage in partnering with and providing investment solutions to insurers globally, representing over $320 billion of the firm’s total assets under management*.

Brian Schaper, Managing Director, Business Development - Global Client Group at Nuveen, commented:

“This appointment is testament to Nuveen’s continued commitment to providing solutions that meet the complex portfolio needs of our expanding insurance client base. Kyrylo’s wealth of expertise in the UK insurance asset management sector will be invaluable in servicing our new and existing insurance clients.”

Kyrylo Sukhanenko, Managing Director, Head of UK Insurance, added:

“Nuveen’s proposition as essentially both an asset owner, via its parent company TIAA, and asset manager means it is extremely well-positioned to provide the creative and compelling investment solutions UK insurers need to navigate the increasingly challenging macroeconomic and regulatory environment.”



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