Syz Asset Management has appointed industry veteran William Nott as its new CEO to be made effective on the 7 of January.
Nott (pictured), who will also become a member of the executive committee of the group and a key shareholder of Syz Asset Management, has been a board member of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) since 2013 and its president since 2017.
As the CEO and chairman of M&G Securities, he achieved significant success during his tenure and saw assets under management grow from €11.7bn to €80.1bn. He also was a board member and executive committee member of M&G Ltd.
Eric Syz, Group CEO, said: "The Syz Group is immensely pleased to have a proven leader like William Nott join the organisation. His track record in business development, asset management, corporate governance and strategic leadership make him a great match for the Syz Asset Management position and a fantastic addition to the group."
William Nott added: "I am delighted to be joining the Syz Group at such an exciting time in its evolution and development. Eric Syz has been a pioneer in his field and I am very excited to be working with him leading the next phase of delivering excellent investment outcomes for our clients."
Syz Asset Management, the institutional asset management arm of Syz Group, provides investment solutions to institutional investors and financial intermediaries. Syz Asset Management offers managed accounts and several ranges of investment funds.