Assured Guaranty, a provider of financial guaranty and credit enhancement products, has appointed Robert Tucker as new managing director, investor relations, effective 10 June 2011.

In this role, Tucker will be responsible for both fixed income and equity investor relations.

Tucker is currently responsible for all relationships with fixed-income investors in obligations guaranteed by AGM and AGC.

In addition, Ross Aron will be promoted to vice president, investor relations. Managing Director Sabra Purtill, the current head of equity investor relations, will leave the company.

Assured Guaranty president and CEO Dominic Frederico said with many years of experience, Robert has been an outstanding leader of its marketing efforts to fixed income investors, and he was head of both fixed income and equity IR at FSA before the acquisition.