Marina Severinovsky was appointed head of sustainability, North America, at Schroders, said a news release Monday.
Ms. Severinovsky has been with Schroders for 11 years, most recently as investment director for the quantitative equity products team. She will continue to be based in New York, and report to Andy Howard, global head of sustainable investment, and Tiffani Potesta, chief strategy officer for North America.
In addition, Schroders on Jan. 7 announced the appointment of Tim Goodman as head of corporate governance, focusing on developing engagement and voting on corporate governance matters globally. He will be based in Schroders' head office in London. Mr. Goodman was director of engagement at Federated Hermes. Spokesman Johnny Weir said in an email that no decision on Mr. Goodman's replacement has been made, and his duties are being shared by the existing team.
Schroders has $967.5 billion under management globally.
Ms. Severinovsky replaces Sarah Bratton Hughes, who was named senior vice president and head of ESG and sustainable investing for American Century Investments, American Century said in a separate news release Monday.
American Century has $250 billion in assets under supervision, and its controlling owner is the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, where American Century directs 40% of its profits.
"We want to accelerate our sustainable investing efforts and believe Sarah will help take us to that next level," said Victor Zhang, senior vice president and chief investment officer, in the news release. Ms. Hughes will be based in New York and report to Mr. Zhang, spokeswoman Susan Waldron said.