PineBridge Investments Appoints Kate Faraday As Global Head Of Corporate Responsibility
PineBridge Investments has appointed Kate Faraday as Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, a newly created role. Faraday will report directly to PineBridge’s CEO, Greg Ehret; her primary responsibilities will be to work closely with PineBridge’s Corporate Responsibility Steering Committee, which oversees the firm’s subcommittees dedicated to ESG Investment, Diversity & Inclusion, Stewardship and Company Responsibility.
Ehret said, “As a culture and a firm, we have been committed to corporate responsibility efforts for many years and I am proud of the progress we have made. Kate’s appointment and the ongoing work of our Corporate Responsibility Committees reflect the increasing importance that social, environmental and governance issues continue to play for our clients and our industry. I look forward to working with Kate to further develop the firm’s approach and corporate responsibility practices.”
Faraday added, “I am excited to take on this important function at a time when Corporate Social Responsibility issues have become an essential consideration for our clients. I look forward to working across PineBridge’s global teams to ensure the firm continues to uphold industry-leading practices, both in terms of our investment approach and the firm’s core beliefs and practices.”
Faraday joined PineBridge in 2007 and was most recently Head of Client Portfolio Management, Americas Equities and Portfolio Manager for the Research Enhanced quantitative equities strategies, as well as Chair of PineBridge’s Culture Committee and a member of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee, and Company Responsibility Committee. Previously, she was a global equity trader responsible for trading domestic, global, and emerging market portfolios at PineBridge.
Prior to joining PineBridge, Faraday began her career at Merrill Lynch on the Middle Markets Research & Trading desk, and was an equity trader at KR Capital Advisors, an investment advisory firm. Faraday is Co-Chair of the Board of Directors and member of the National Organization of Investment Professionals (NOIP) and a Board member of W!SE- Working In Support of Education.
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