Ron Shortenhaus was named director of U.S. consultant relations at Aegon Asset Management, said a spokesman.
It is a new position that supports the firm’s efforts to expand and enhance its consultant relationships. Mr. Shortenhaus focuses on the distribution of Ageon’s institutional investment strategies.
Previously, Mr. Shortenhaus was director of business development at Athene Asset Management, where he worked with consultants, plan executives and other institutional clients. A human resources official could not immediately provide information on a replacement or his exact title.
Aegon Asset Management has more than $385 billion in assets under management.