DWS Group, an asset management firm that was spun off by Deutsche Bank in 2018, has named Kenneth Juarez head of communications in the Americas.
Juarez comes to DWS Group from AIG, where he most recently served as head of communications for its life & retirement business. Before joining AIG, he was a managing director in the corporate communications practice at Burson-Marsteller, where he worked with such clients as Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and Bloomberg on on issues including crisis communications for companies in the financial technology and media sectors.
Prior to working at Burson, he served in financial communications executive leadership positions at both GE and the Abernathy MacGregor Group.
In his new role, Juarez will work to build the DWS Group brand in the Americas, leading day-to-day external and internal communications.
DWS Group currently has more than $800 billion in assets under management.