Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. announced the addition of Michael Kovacs as a senior solutions portfolio manager on its Managed Investment Solutions Team. Operating from the Chicago office, Mr. Kovacs will spearhead the design and execution of technology-driven equity solutions that emphasize adaptability, transparency and outcomes. The Managed Investment Solutions capability was added last year to bolster the firm?s ability to provide customized solutions to institutional and wealth investors.

Mr. Kovacs has more than 20 years of investment experience at the intersection of technology and investment solutions, with significant experience leveraging innovative technology to enhance portfolio management capabilities. Previously, Mr. Kovacs served as head of investment technology strategy at Legal & General Investment Management. In this capacity, he played a pivotal role in bridging the gap between investment and technology teams, leading to the successful execution of strategic and tactical projects.

His contributions significantly enhanced operational efficiency and scalability. Mr. Kovacs will report directly to the Head of the Managed Investment Solutions Team, Greg Behar.