Robert E. Furdak was named chief investment officer for environmental, social and governance at Man Group.
It is a new position. Based in Boston, Mr. Furdak will report to CIO Sandy Rattray, a spokesman confirmed. Mr. Furdak will lead the firm's responsible investing initiatives, work with asset owners in the development and analysis of ESG policy and actively promote responsible investing and ESG across the industry.
He was previously co-CIO of Man Group's quantitative investment business, Man Numeric. Dan Taylor, the co-CIO, will continue in his role as sole CIO.
As of Sept. 30, Man Group had $112.7 billion in assets under management.