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Legal & General Investment Management hires new Head of Asian Equities.

Ian King - Head of International Equities
Ian King
Head of International Equities

26 May 2011

Ian King - Head of International Equities
Ian King
Head of International Equities

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legal & General plc, today announces the appointment of Suresh Sadasivan as the new Head of Asian Equities, replacing David Riddle, who is retiring at the end of May after 14 years in the role.

David has made a significant contribution to LGIM and we wish him all the best in his retirement.

Suresh has over 12 years experience in the industry and has had significant exposure to managing a number of top performing funds. He was formerly the Head of Emerging Markets Equities at Old Mutual Asset Management based in Singapore. Suresh will be based in London and will report to Ian King, Head of International Equities at LGIM.

Commenting on the appointment, Ian said, "We are delighted to welcome an investor of Suresh's calibre to LGIM, bringing as he does a wealth of successful fund management experience across a range of markets."

In response, Suresh commented, "I am very pleased to take on this exciting opportunity at one of the leading UK investment management companies."


For more information please contact:

Steve Leach

Steve Leach
PR Manager Investments

t: +44 (0) 2031 242096
e: steve.leach@lgim.co.uk


About Legal & General

Legal & General Investment Management Limited.

Registered address:
One Coleman Street
London EC2R 5AA.
Registered in England 2091894.

t: +44(0) 20 3124 2096
www.lgim.co.uk


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