Isle-of-Man-based discretionary fund manager Creechurch Capital has appointed Mario Ricciardi as its managing director.
Ricciardi joins following 17 years working with Canada Life International where he was the executive director responsible for the investment operations of the company.
Born and raised on the Isle of Man, Ricciardi joins Creechurch as the business looks to continue its growth on island and internationally. Creechurch said that it has has been busy in recent times with deals in Latin America, Africa and Asia establishing the Isle of Man firm’s presence as a global operator.
Creechurch Capital chief executive John Greenwood, called Ricciardi a “natural leader with industry experience and a stellar track record”.
Greenwood also confirmed that there will be further hires at the firm as Ricciardi aims to expand operations. “He has a lot of plans, including further additions to the team, that will propel the business into this next phase,” added Greenwood.
Ricciardi added: “Creechurch is an exceptional business story on the Island and I jumped at the opportunity of taking the helm”