DWS Group, one of the world’s leading asset managers, with over EUR 750 billion AUM, announced today that is has hired Desiree Fixler as its new Group Sustainability Officer.

In a newly created position at DWS, Fixler will ensure that DWS has a holistic ESG strategy that is consistent across regions, and aligned with the group’s responsibilities both as a fiduciary and as a corporate.

Fixler joins DWS from alternative credit manager ZAIS Group, where she was Managing Director, Head of ESG/Impact Investing. She has also served as a senior adviser at responsibility Investments, and worked in Cross Asset Structuring at JPMorgan.

Commenting on her new role at DWS, Fixler said:

“It is a great pleasure to join DWS as Group Sustainability Officer. I am excited to advance our shared goal to mainstream #ESG integration and impact investing across the entire value chain of asset management.”