NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Voya Investment Management, the asset management business of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it has expanded its Equities team with the hire of Sanne de Boer, PhD, CFA as senior vice president, director of Quantitative Research. De Boer is based in New York City and reports to Vincent Costa, CFA, head of Global Quantitative Equities.
In this newly created role, De Boer oversees the firm’s quantitative research agenda and its team of quantitative analysts. Currently, the Quantitative Equity team manages approximately $22 billion in assets, including approximately $3 billion in a suite of volatility-controlled alpha strategies.
“Sanne’s hire represents a key growth area for our Equity platform,” said Costa. “Over the past several years, we have built our active quantitative equity capabilities to meet increasing client demand for this asset class.”
With more than 16 years in the financial industry, De Boer has extensive quantitative research and client-facing experience. De Boer joins Voya from Invesco, where he was a senior research analyst for quantitative strategies. Prior to Invesco, he spent six years at QS Investors as a research analyst. De Boer holds a PhD in Operations Research from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is a chartered financial analyst.
About Voya Investment Management
A leading, active asset management firm, Voya Investment Management manages, as of March 31, 2019, more than $209 billion for affiliated and external institutions as well as individual investors. With over 40 years of history in asset management, Voya Investment Management has the experience and resources to provide clients with investment solutions with an emphasis on equities, fixed income, and multi-asset strategies and solutions. Voya Investment Management was named in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 as a “Best Places to Work” by Pensions and Investments magazine. For more information, visit voyainvestments.com. Follow Voya Investment Management on Twitter @VoyaInvestments.