T. Rowe Price appoints head of EMEA distribution

Eugenia Jiménez
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T. Rowe Price appoints head of EMEA distribution

T. Rowe Price has named Scott Keller head of Global Investment Management Services, Europe Middle East and Africa (GIMS EMEA) the organisation responsible for the institutional and intermediary business in the region.

Currently head of Global Investment Management Services, Asia Pacific, Keller joined T. Rowe Price in 2014 from UBS, where he was head of Pan Asia accountable for building the institutional and intermediary businesses. His career at UBS spanned 17 years working in Europe and Asia across both the wealth and asset management markets. He will continue to report to Robert Higginbotham and will be based in London.

Robert Higginbotham, head of Global Investment Management Services at T. Rowe Price, commented: “Scott brings the full range of experience, skill and knowledge of how to lead a complex multi-country, multi-channel, multi-product business within T. Rowe Price which focuses intently on delivering to the needs of our clients in an increasingly competitive marketplace.”

Scott Keller, head of Global Investment Management Services, Asia Pacific said: “I am very much looking forward to joining the team in EMEA, many of whom I know well. Being at the helm during the next phase of growth for the EMEA region is a very exciting prospect.”

Nick Trueman will succeed Scott Keller as head of Global Investment Management Services, Asia Pacific. Currently Head of the Asia ex Japan Institutional business and a member of the Asia Pacific Executive Committee, Trueman has 17 years’ experience, 10 of which have been with T. Rowe Price. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, he worked as a portfolio manager at AXA Rosenberg Investment Management. Trueman started his career in London with Schroders.

In his new role, Trueman will report to Robert Higginbotham, head of Global Investment Management Services.

Elsie Chan, currently head of GIMS Asia ex Japan Intermediaries, will take on a newly-created role as Head of GIMS Asia ex Japan, to be responsible for the institutional and intermediary businesses in the region.

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