Rothschild Asset Management, the US asset management business of the Rothschild Group, has appointed Michael Woods as its new CEO.
Woods joins the firm frrom Deutsche Bank, where he was Head of the Americas, Global Client Group for Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management and CEO of DWS Investments. In these roles, he was responsible for managing the US mutual funds business as well as the firm’s Americas’ distribution teams.
Prior to DWS, Woods served as Senior Vice President and Head of the Financial Intermediaries and Investments Group at Evergreen Investment Management Company. Additionally, Mr. Woods served as the CEO and Vice Chairman of the board at XTF Advisors.
“Mr. Woods’ experience and proven track record in creating and implementing successful retail and institutional distribution capabilities coupled with his valuable leadership and management skills will be instrumental in driving our growth strategy in the US,” said Jean-Louis Laurens, Global Head of Asset Management for the Rothschild Group.