AXA IM has appointed Jamie Forbes-Wilson, Matthew Huddart and William Howard as co-managers alongside Jim Stride within the AXA Distribution range.
As co-manager across the five open-ended funds, Stride will oversee the entire Distribution fund range.
Forbes-Wilson will join him on the AXA Distribution Fund and the AXA Lifetime Distribution fund while Matthew Huddart, who has worked in the distribution team for 16 years will become co-manager on the AXA Defensive Distribution Fund and the AXA Ethical Distribution fund.
William Howard will become co-manager of the AXA Global Distribution fund.
Forbes-Wilson, who has 20 years of investment experience, will continue to manage the AXA Framlington Blue Chip Equity Income fund.
Huddart was previously deputy fund manager on the AXA Ethical Distribution fund and was also deputy on the AXA Distribution fund.
Howard, with 28 years of investment experience, will continue to manage the AXA WF Framlington Global High Income fund.
Richard Marwood, previously a lead fund manager in the Distribution team, has decided to leave AXA IM in order to pursue a new opportunity.