CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aviva Investors Americas announced today that Lyda Iturralde has joined the firm as Chief Compliance Officer. In this role, Ms. Iturralde will be responsible for implementing the firm’s compliance strategy, policies and procedures; and for investment compliance. She will work directly with senior management and provide counsel on a wide range of compliance-related matters. Based in Chicago, she will report to Patrick O’Brien, Chief Executive Officer and Andra Purkalitis, Chief Legal Officer.
Lyda joins Aviva Investors from Calamos Investments, where she was Director of Compliance. Prior to Calamos, Lyda worked for Ziegler Lotsoff Capital Management as Chief Compliance Officer.
“A strong compliance culture is critical to our business as we enter an increasingly complex regulatory environment,” said Purkalitis. “Lyda has extensive asset management experience and brings a demonstrated track record. Her experience will help Aviva Investors continue to foster a best-in-class compliance program.”
Lyda graduated from the University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign with a B.S. in Finance.
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