Quilter Investors sets out management team as it confirms June rebrand

Quilter Investors has confirmed its senior management team as ahead of a major re-branding towards the end of June.

Quilter, which oversees £17.1bn in client assets and has grown funds under management by 30% YoY, confirmed that its multi-asset business will be relaunched as Quilter Investors at the end of June 2018, as the business also announced a number of appointments to the senior management team.

Joining CEO Paul Simpson on the executive committee, Anthony Gillham will continue to lead the multi-asset investment desk as head of investments; Dean Bowden has been appointed chief commercial officer; Anita Masih has been appointed head of HR; and Mitchell Dean has been appointed to the dual role of COO/CFO.
New chief risk officer Fiona Woodhouse completes the ExCo, having previously been with Janus Henderson.

Reporting to the executive committee, Daniella Johnston joins from Aberdeen Standard Investments as head of marketing; Alex Risby joins from Royal London Asset Management as head of IT; Matt Leary joins from Brown Advisory as head of operations; Maziar Alamouti will join from Agilis Investment Management as head of dealing; and Shawn Rea and Deborah Nash become head of finance and head of legal respectively, joining from OMGI.

Building on success
The new brand comes into effect over the weekend of 29 June to 2 July. Paul Simpson, CEO, Quilter Investors, said: “As Quilter Investors, we will continue to pursue our objectives of delivering institutional quality investment management for the retail market, deploying our sophisticated investment process, buying power and expert capability to offer long-term returns that match client expectations.

“The business already boasts some of the UK’s leading investment solutions for the retail market and is on a fantastic trajectory to build on that success under our new Quilter Investors brand.”

In September 2017 Old Mutual Wealth (Quilter plc) announced that it would create a dedicated Multi-Asset investment business. In December it announced the Single-Strategy arm of Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) would be sold, with the multi-asset business remaining with the group. The multi-asset business will become Quilter Investors, part of Quilter plc.

Christopher Copper-Ind
Christopher Copper-Ind is Publisher and Editor of International Investment. His previous publishing experience focused largely on the Middle East and emerging markets, and he was Editorial Director of The Business Year, based in Istanbul, for three years before moving back to London in 2017. He is the author of How to Negotiate, to be published by Macmillan in 2019.

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