AXA IM has appointed John King to the AXA IM Framlington UK equities desk as an assistant portfolio manager.
King joins from Jefferies, where he worked in equity sales, prior to that, he worked among others at UBS and at N+1 Singer. Prior to this he spent five years at Ernst & Young as a senior consultant where he earned his ACCA qualification.
George Luckraft, head of UK equities at AXA IM comments on his appointment: “John’s enthusiasm for the UK equities sector makes him a good fit and his experience means he can hit the ground running. We are excited to have him on board.”